OREANDA-NEWS. January 3, 2012. The Board of Directors of SWF Samruk-Kazyna JSC in consultation with the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan has come to decision to terminate the authority of Chairman of the Board of KazMunayGas National Company JSC Bolat Akchulakov.

Lyazzat Kiinov was appointed Chairman of the Board and a member of the Board of Directors of KazMunayGas National Company JSC.

L. Kiinov was born on December 7, 1949 in Mangistau region. In 1971 he graduated from Kazakh Polytechnic Institute, specialty Geology and exploration of oil and gas fields. He is a Doctor of Technical Sciences, Academician of International Engineering Academy.

In 1971 he began his work as an oil and gas production operator at Zhetibayneft Oil and Gas Production Department and in future has become the Head of the Exploitation Analysis Laboratory.

Since 1977, he worked in the city of Shevchenko (Aktau), in the position of an Instructor of Industrial and Transport Department of Mangistau regional party committee, chief engineer of the Mangyshlakneftepromhim Territorial Production Office, chief of Karazhanbasstermneft Oil and Gas Production Department, Komsomolskneft.

In 1992 he held the post of the Director General of the Production Association Mangyshlakneft.

In 1993 he was appointed head of the Mangistau Regional Administration. In 1995 Lyazzat Kiinov held the post of Deputy Minister of Oil and Gas Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan. From 1997 to 1999 he worked as Deputy Director General of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium. In 1999 he was appointed Akim of Mangistau region. Since 2002 he was the President of JSC NC KazMunayGas. Since March 2003 he held the post of Vice Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources. Since April 2010 he held the post of Vice-Minister of Oil and Gas of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Lyazzat Kiinov was awarded with the Order Parasat, Medal devoted to 10 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.