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Karachaganak Petroleum Operating fined for improper storage of waste

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating has been fined for improper storage of 64.22 tons of liquid waste at Karachaganak field.

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating fined for improper storage of waste
Berezovka villagers demand relocation. Photo courtesy of uralskweek.kz
Question of Berezovka villagers relocation budges

Will Berezovka villagers finally be relocated to a safer place?

Question of Berezovka villagers relocation budges
A schoolboy faints during classes in Berezovka village ©mgorod.kz
Children faint again in village near major Kazakh oil and gas field

Three children have faited during classes in Berezovka village just several months after a series of mass incidents of the same nature.

Children faint again in village near major Kazakh oil and gas field
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Kazakh Vice Prime Minister visits Berezovka village after mass poisoning of children

Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Berdybek Saparbayev has visited Berezovka village located just several kilometers away from the major oil and gas field Karachaganak, where emissions of hydrogen sulfide took place shortly before the incident.

Kazakh Vice Prime Minister visits Berezovka village after mass poisoning of children
Teenager taken by medical personnel after suddengly starting to feel weak ©Sanat Urnaliyev
951 Berezovka villagers sign appeal to President

951 Berezovka villagers have signed an appeal addressed to the President and Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan asking to be relocated away from the Karachaganak oil and gas field, citing poor ecological situation in the area and the latest series of incidents involving mass poisoning of children.

951 Berezovka villagers sign appeal to President
Karachaganak. Tengrinews file photo
Mass poisoning in western Kazakhstan: KPO denies breaching environmental standards

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. denies breaching environemtal standards in recent hospitalization of children in Berezovka village, several kilometers away from Karachaganak oil and gas field in Kazakhstan.

Mass poisoning in western Kazakhstan: KPO denies breaching environmental standards
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Hydrogen sulphide emissions at Karachaganak before mass poisoning in Western Kazakhstan

Prosecutor of West Kazakhstan Oblast said there were several hydrogen sulphide emissions at the large Karachaganak oil and gas field before the mass poisoning of children from nearby Berezovka village occured.

Hydrogen sulphide emissions at Karachaganak before mass poisoning in Western Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan and Russia discuss extending sales contract for Karachaganak gas

Since 2002 Gazprom of Russia and KazMunaiGas National Oil Company have been cooperating within a JV KazRosGas to sell gas from Karachaganak field, send it to Russia’s Orenburg-based gas treatment facility to be further sold to consumers both in Kazakhstan and Russia.

Kazakhstan and Russia discuss extending sales contract for Karachaganak gas
Karachaganak oil and gas field. Photo courtesy of topneftegaz.ru
PSA conditions at Karachaganak now favoring Kazakhstan

Investments injected into the oilfield have been recouped: Minister of Oil and Gas Uzakbai Karabalin.

PSA conditions at Karachaganak now favoring Kazakhstan
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Kashagan to produce 15 million tons of oil in 2022

In its Development Strategy, KazMunaiGas has set an optimistic target to produce 15 million tons of oil from the Kashagan field in 2022.

Kashagan to produce 15 million tons of oil in 2022
Processing facility at Karachaganak field. ©Reuters
Heavy truck crashes bus at Karachaganak field injuring 18

Bus driver failed to yield the right of way to a heavy truck at Karachaganak gas condensate; 18 workers were injured, four of them gravely.

Heavy truck crashes bus at Karachaganak field injuring 18
Karachaganak oil and gas field. Photo courtesy of topneftegaz.ru
Concept to expand Karachaganak oil project may be drafted before year end

It’s a project that clearly proves that substantial investments into Kazakhstan-based oilfields can and have been recouped: Oil and Gas Minister.

Concept to expand Karachaganak oil project may be drafted before year end
Karachaganak oil and gas field. Photo courtesy of topneftegaz.ru
No 3rd stage at Karachaganak giant oil and gas field

The measure enables to extract another 100 million tons of crude for the whole period of the project (…) it is quite a sizeable figure: KazMunaiGas National Oil Company’s Chairman of the Board Lyazzat Kiinov.

No 3rd stage at Karachaganak giant oil and gas field
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KazRosGas supplied 4 billion cubic meters of Karachaganak gas to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan-Russian KazRosGas supplied 4.4 billion cubic meters of commercial gas from Karachaganak field to Kazakhstan in 2012.

KazRosGas supplied 4 billion cubic meters of Karachaganak gas to Kazakhstan
Hydrocarbons processing complex in Karachaganak oil and gas field. Photo ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan to invest $4 billion in gas processing plant in Karachaganak

Kazakhstan plans to invest $3.7 billion into the gas processing plant in Karachaganak field developed by the BG Group operated consortium.

Kazakhstan to invest $4 billion in gas processing plant in Karachaganak
PM Serik Akhmetov. © Damiyal Okassov
Oil and gas Ministry tasked to pay greater attention to large-scaled projects at Tengiz, Karachaganak and Kashagan

According to the PM, these oilfields’ share in the overall hydrocarbons production output will make up over ½.

Oil and gas Ministry tasked to pay greater attention to large-scaled projects at Tengiz, Karachaganak and Kashagan
Meeting of deputy Akim of West-Kazakhstan oblast Altai Kulginov with Director General of Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. Damiano Ratti in Aksai
Karachaganak Petroleum Operating to increase local content

Deputy Akim of West-Kazakhstan oblast met with Director General of Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V.

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating to increase local content
CEO of Eni, Paolo Scaroni. ©RIA Novosti
Nazarbayev discussed development of Kashagan and Karachaganak fields with Eni

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Eni's CEO Paolo Scaroni.

Nazarbayev discussed development of Kashagan and Karachaganak fields with Eni
Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Minister Sauat Mynbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Minister on status of major oil projects

Speaking at the 7th Eurasian forum KAZENERGY, Sauat Mynbayev noted that Kashagan is expected to bring profits in 2013.

Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Minister on status of major oil projects
Karachaganak oil and gas condensate field. Photo courtesy of kmg.kz
Kazakhstan completes acquisition of a 10% stake in Karachaganak

As a result of the deal the ownership structure looks as follows: BG Group holds 29.25%, Eni 29.25%, Chevron 18%, LUKOIL 13.5%, with the Kazakhstan Government holding the other 10%.

Kazakhstan completes acquisition of a 10% stake in Karachaganak