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#6 (114), December 2018

Results of the Year

The New Head of KazMunayGas

The New Head of KazMunayGas

On November 20, 2018, the management of the national oil and gas company was changed. Alik Aidarbayev was appointed Chairman of the Board of  NC KazMunayGas JSC.

 

ExxonMobil in Kazakhstan: 25 Years of a Strong Partnership

ExxonMobil in Kazakhstan: 25 Years of a Strong Partnership

ExxonMobil looks back on 2018 as a year of milestones in Kazakhstan. The company, with interests in the world-class Tengiz and Kashagan projects, and the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, has commemorated its 25 years of doing business in the country. 

TOTAL – A Partner of Choice

TOTAL – A Partner of Choice

The 2018 year had been significant for Total Group in Kazakhstan for several reasons. First of all, in 2018 we had celebrated the 25th anniversary of Total E&P Kazakhstan activities in Kazakhstan... Second, Total is a proud shareholder of the North Caspian Operating Company...

Oil Chronicles

Oil Chronicles

September 5,  Astana Gas KMG (project company, a subsidiary of the Samruk-Kazyna state holding and Baiterek Fund with 50/50 shares) has announced a tender for selection of contractor for construction of the Saryarka pipeline.

Constitution of the Caspian Sea

Constitution of the Caspian Sea

On August 12, Aktau hosted the fifth Caspian Summit, which was attended by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

PetroKazakhstan Oil Products: Life After Modernisation

PetroKazakhstan Oil Products: Life After Modernisation

After this autumn’s completion of the upgrade process, PetroKazakhstan Oil Products’ Shymkent Oil Refinery was able to increase refining depth, output and petroleum product quality, and improved the environmental attributes of its production and economic performance.

Technology

Polyethylene Technology Solves Corrosion Challenge

Polyethylene Technology Solves Corrosion Challenge

Pipeline corrosion is a major challenge faced by the oil and gas industry around the globe, as a corroded oil or gas pipeline presents a clear risk to the environment and represents a serious liability for the companies responsible.

The challenges associated with preventing the issue of corrosion is significant and obvious: with oil or gas moving through the pipeline, there is serious potential for the materials to wear down over time.

Forums

KPO Held an International Digitalization Forum in Uralsk

KPO Held an International Digitalization Forum in Uralsk

On 29 November an international forum dedicated to implementation of digitalization projects in West Kazakhstan Oblast and key issues on introducing digital technologies in the oil and gas industry was held in Uralsk.

The event was organized at the initiative of Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. (KPO) with the support from Akimat of West Kazakhstan Oblast.

Oil Generals

Tireless Worker

Tireless Worker

In the state, as a rule, there are industries that occupy a dominant position in its development.

In the Western regions of our country since the beginning of the twentieth century significant reserves of hydrocarbons have been discovered. Accelerated development of oil and gas fields, especially during the years of independence of Kazakhstan, allowed to turn the oil and gas industry into a locomotive of the country's economy.