On 16-17 August 2022, Caspian Pipeline Consortium donated the latest
means of control and monitoring of endangered species of fauna and flora to the
Directorate of Specially Protected Natural Areas of the Republic of Kalmykia
and the State Natural Biosphere Reserve "Chernye Zemli", as well as
modern equipment for purifying potable water in children's educational
institutions in the Region. The equipment was purchased as part of CPC
environmental and education project “Let’s Save Our Country’s Environment”
which has been implemented in Kalmykia since 2014. Already in this September-October, the following Project functions
will take place: environmental lessons will be held and the results of the
creative competitions "We Will Save the Planet Together" for students
of educational organizations and "A Window to the World of Ecology"
for teachers will be summed up.
Batu Khasikov, Head of the Republic of Kalmykia, and Mikhail
Grishankov, Deputy General Director of CPC-R, RF Government Relations, took
part in the ceremony in Elista. The Regional Government was represented by
Dmitry Trapeznikov and Andrey Chidzhiyev, Deputy Chairmen of the Government of
the Republic of Kalmykia, Bulgan Angirova, Minister of Education and Science of
the Republic, and other officials.
The property items donated to the Directorate of Specially Protected
Natural Areas include a DJI Mavic Air 2S Fly More Combo quadcopter with a smart
controller for filming from the air, a Sony Alpha ILCE-7M3 camera with a
telescopic lens which is indispensable for photographing wildlife with a focal
length of up to 500 mm, four portable radios Comrade R5 Black 400-470 MHz for
16 channels for radio communication between inspectors on foot patrol, eight
Philin 120 photo traps and other equipment.
The State Natural Biosphere Reserve "Chernye Zemli" received
professional equipment for aerial patrols, scientific research and territory
protection. It includes a DJI Mavic 3 quadcopter and two SEELOCK S308 photo
traps. The total value of the property donated by the International Consortium
to the Directorate and Biosphere Reserve amounted to approximately 1.5 million
In addition, CPC donated and installed potable water treatment systems
in 10 general educational institutions in Iki-Burulsky and Chernozemelsky
Districts of Kalmykia. This equipment has been installed in Torga and Bair kindergartens
in Komsomolsky settlement, Bairta kindergarten in Iki-Burul settlement and in
secondary schools - Sarulskaya, Yuzhnenskaya, in schools named after N.
Mandzhiev and B. Basangov in Komsomolsky settlement, in Iki-Burulsky general
school named after A. Pyurbeev (in two blocks) and in Orgakinskaya secondary
school named after E. Chonoskaev.
System is one of the major investment projects with foreign capital in energy
sector in the CIS. The length of the Tengiz – Novorossiysk pipeline is 1,511
km. This route transports over two thirds of all Kazakhstan export crude, as
well as crude from Russian oil fields, including those in the Caspian Region.
CPC Marine Terminal is equipped with three Single Point Moorings (SPM) that
allow to load tankers safely at a significant distance offshore, also amid poor
CPC Shareholders: Federal Agency for State
Property Management represented by Transneft (trust management) – 24%, CPC
Company – 7%, KazmunayGas – 19%, Kazakhstan Pipeline Ventures LLC – 1.75%,
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. S.ar.l. – 2% and
Oryx Caspian Pipeline LLC – 1.75%.