Opening the ceremony, Atyrau Region Akim Serik Shapkenov
underscored the importance of a new social facility construction.
“This is a long-awaited event for the residents of the Talgairan microdistrict,
- said Serik Shapkenov. – Today, the microdistrict is under intensive
development and construction of a new school will help tackle the problem of
places shortage in the educational institutions of our city. I would like to
thank CPC for a continuous support in the construction of socially important
facilities. Over the years of our cooperation, the Company has made a
significant contribution to the development of the Atyrau Region social
During two decades from 2001 to 2021, the Consortium
invested about KZT 11 billion (over USD 28 million) in the charity projects on
the territory of the Atyrau Region, including construction and refurbishment of
schools, kindergartens and medical institutions.
“The priority value for the Consortium is social responsibility,
- noted CPC General Director Nikolay Gorban at the groundbreaking ceremony. – We, as a good corporate citizen, have
always supported the implementation of social projects in the host regions of
the CPC oil pipeline system. We make annual charity aid allocations”.
The future school territory covers three hectares, where
a three-storey building of 12,096.99 sq m total area will be erected. The
design provides for zoning of the school space into three blocks: for primary
(1-4), middle (5-9) and senior (10-12) schoolchidren. The total number of classrooms
– 36, capacity – 25 pupils. The classrooms will be furnished with an up-to-date
educational and demonstration equipment. The chemistry, physics and biology
laboratories will be provided with water supply, ventilation and compressors. Lingaphone
and multimedia equipment will be installed in the foreign language classrooms. The
computer-equipped classrooms are provided for informatics lessons. The combined
workshops for technology studies will be equipped pursuant to disciplines. So, the
fitter workshop for boys will have machine-tools, workbenches and a muffle
furnace. Sewing machines, mirrors and dummies will be installed in the workshop
for girls. The culinary room will have tables with sinks, racks, electric
stove, refrigerator, kitchen and home appliances.
Apart from the classrooms, the school will feature two
libraries, medical station, two gymnasiums, assembly hall for 210 seats and
canteen for 312 seats.
Special attention is paid to landscaping of the school
grounds. It is intended to build here a stadium with a football pitch, race
track, zone of exercise machines, tennis court and volleyball court. Besides, place
will be allocated for initial military training classes, a parking lot will be
arranged for school buses and private motor vehicles with slots for disabled
person vehicles. The new educational institution is scheduled
for opening in 2024.
On the same day, Atyrau Region Akim Serik Shapkenov and CPC General
Director Nikolay Gorban took part in planting trees on the territory of the
CPC Pipeline 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 weather
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%.