2023, Nikolay Gorban, General Director of Caspian Pipeline Consortium, had a
town hall meeting in the CPC Eastern Region office in Astana. As part of this event, a decision was made
jointly to sign a Collective Agreement between the company's management and
CPC-K employees without establishing a trade union.
was preceded by the meeting between the CPC CEO and Eastern Region personnel on
September 27, 2023. To develop a social
partnership and enhance labor guarantees the following two options were offered
to CPC-K employees: to set up a trade union organization in accordance with
Article 23.1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan or to sign a
Collective Agreement with CPC management without establishing a trade union.
After review of the proposed terms and conditions and voting during the autumn
of 2023, employees chose to sign a Collective Agreement.
Collective Agreement between the company’s management and CPC-K employees
elevates the efficiency of regulation of labor relations in the company to a
new level and serves as an effective tool for establishing an open dialog
between employees and management. In the course of meaningful communication at
the meeting in Atyrau the parties also discussed plans and defined ways of
further development of interaction between CPC personnel and management under
the Collective Agreement.
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 PJSC Transneft (trust management) – 24 %, IC
CPC Company LLC – 7%, JSC NC 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%.