8, 2023, a regular session of the Forum of Tengizchevroil (TCO), North Caspian
Operating Company (NCOC), Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. (KPO) and
Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) to share best practices in occupational
health, safety and environmental protection (HSE) was held in the city of
Atyrau. Caspian Pipeline Consortium
acted as a host.
the Forum of four international oil majors are conducted several times a year
and aim at discussing topical HSE issues, experience sharing, cooperation in
Safety Culture and resolution of other tasks. CPC representatives participated
in the Forum session for the first time in 2022.
November Agenda included discussion of the following: HSE key performance
indicators, proactive approach to support safe road traffic, environmental
protection aspects, role of additional check lists (attachments to work
permits) to ensure safe work at the facilities and other topics.
managers and specialists and representatives of operation units of oil
producing and oil transportation companies traditionally became the Forum
speakers and participants. CPC representatives made a number of reports on the
presentation in the session “Contractor HSE Management”, Elena Bulatova, CPC
Labor and Industrial Safety Manager, emphasized the importance of developing
techniques to conduct inductions for those performing hazardous work.
Occupational Health Engineers involved in the process should act more as tutors
and consultants to the briefed staff than inspectors and controllers.
important for CPC not only to qualitatively select a contractor, but also to
increase the responsibility of its employees at all levels in the field of
occupational health and safety. This is a bureaucratically complicated process,
but we are systematically working on it," said Sergey Polovkov, Deputy HSE
General Manager for the Russian Federation, on the sidelines of the
report, Konstantin Zakharov, CPC Lead Occupational Health and Safety Engineer,
emphasized that the Safety Culture was being introduced actively in contracting
companies doing work for the Consortium Base Business. The activities
implemented by the contractors and their results are included in the standard
contracts. This practice has already been successfully tested in the construction
of CPC facilities under the Debottlenecking Program.
session of the Forum of four international oil majors will be conducted in the
second quarter of 2024.
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 conditions.
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%.