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SPIEF-17: Nikolay Gorban met with Astrakhan Oblast Governor

On June 02, 2017 CPC General Director Nikolay Gorban and Astrakhan Oblast Governor Alexandr Zhilkin discussed the topical issues of cooperation between the Consortium and the Region.

The Consortium today has three Pump Stations in operation in the Oblast: Astrakhan PS and APS-4A and APS-5A commissioned on May 12, 2017. In addition, the Consortium is actively involved in Astrakhan Oblast social life - it provides considerable support to education, health care, popular sport and culture.

In 1998-2016 the Consortium invested over 600 million Rubles in the social projects on the territory of Astrakhan Oblast.

For reference.

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%.