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Harada Kindergarden gets a new lease of life

On January 27, a kindergarden named “Harada” was reopened in Achinery, a village in the Chernozemelsky District in Kalmykia. The opening ceremony was attended by Bill Simpson, Deputy General Director, Projects and Engineering, CPC-R, G. Badinov, Deputy Chairman of the Government of Kalmykia, V. Badmaev, the administration head of the Chernozemelsky District, representatives of republican regulatory agencies dealing with land management and construction activities in Kalmykia. The kindergarden had been refurbished upon request from the Chernozemelskiy District Administration using funds from the budget of Caspian Pipeline Consortium. The project cost amounted to about RUR 30 million.
While being refurbished, the kindergarden, which had been closed due to poor condition, had its second floor removed, the adjacent area improved, and all conditions created for pre-school children to develop and have fun in. Before that the children had to stay in a local school.
After the kindergarden opening ceremony, the CPC-R and district administration delegations visited the Komsomolskiy village where some medical equipment was formally handed over to the Chernozemelskaya Dushan District Hospital. Now local hospital doctors are able to use state-of-the-art equipment such as a Cardiovit AT-101 cardiograph, a compact 3-channel LCD screen cardiograph with an in-built thermal printer, and a portable automatic total blood gas, electrolyte, glucose and packed cell volume analyzer. The little patients were also taken care of – now they can get treatment by means of Omron C28, a compressed-air nebulizer for children (a device for inhalation treatment using super-small dispersion pulverization for medicine delivery), a photo therapy unit for newborns and some others. The value of the equipment donated by the consortium amounted to RUR 1.8 million.
Under the Cooperation Agreement between CPC-R and the Government of Kalmykia, CPC has allocated an additional RUR 130 million rubles under the Expansion project for community-related needs to districts crossed by its oil pipeline.
CPC pipeline system is one of the largest investment projects in the energy industry with participation of foreign capital on the CIS territory. The length of the pipeline connecting the oil fields in Western Kazakhstan with the Marine Terminal near Novorossiysk is 1,511 km. CPC Marine Terminal is equipped with single point moorings which allow for safe tanker lifting at a considerable distance from the shore, also when the weather conditions are unfavorable.
The Expansion Project includes rehabilitation of 5 existing and construction of 10 additional pump stations (2 in the Republic of Kazakhstan and 8 in the Russian Federation), six new storage tanks (100,000 cu.m each) in addition to the existing four near Novorossiysk and a third SPM at the CPC Marine Terminal, and also the replacement of an 88 km pipeline section in Kazakhstan with a larger diameter pipe. The total amount of the Project investments will be US$ 5.4 billion.
CPC Shareholders: Russian Federation (represented by Transneft – 24% and CPC Company – 7 %) – 31%; Republic of Kazakhstan (represented by KazMunayGaz  – 19% and Kazakhstan Pipeline Ventures LLC – 1.75%) – 20.75%; Chevron Caspian Pipeline Consortium Company - 15%, LUKARCO B.V. – 12.5%, Mobil Caspian Pipeline Company – 7.5%, Rosneft-Shell Caspian Ventures Limited – 7.5%, BG Overseas Holding Limited - 2%, Eni International N.A. N.V. - 2% и Oryx Caspian Pipeline LLC – 1.75%.​