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Sustainable operation of CPC facilities in the Republic of Kazakhstan

20220126-1.jpgOn January 25, 2022 CPC General Director Nikolay Gorban has visited a number of production facilities of the Consortium’s Eastern Region located in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The inspection visit to oil pump stations (PS) Tengiz and Atyrau confirmed that all CPC facilities operated routinely, the Debottlenecking program (DBNP) was being implemented on schedule, the team of Consortium and contractor representatives strictly complied with sanitary measures required under the pandemic conditions.

PS Tengiz was built in 1989. Since its commissioning, the pump station was upgraded on several occasions. The capacity of the pumps was almost doubled; advanced control and management systems were introduced. Within the framework of DBNP, the following is implemented: oil metering skid upgrade, construction of an electrical substation, two VSTPK-20000 tanks; a project is underway to replace three mainline pumps; installation of four booster pumps is ongoing.

20220126-2.jpgAt PS Atyrau, where CPC pipeline system receives oil from the Kashagan and Karachaganak fields, construction of a new mainline pump unit and auxiliary structures is in progress under DBNP.

In 2021, oil pump stations of the CPC Eastern region ensured transportation of more than 53 million tons of oil.

In addition, within the framework of the visit a meeting was held between CPC General Director Nikolai Gorban and Akim of Atyrau region Makhambet Dosmukhambetov, at which issues of cooperation in the industrial and social spheres were discussed. During the event the parties discussed current and prospective projects, including the implementation of charitable programs.

It's worth reminding that CPC and the Akimat of Atyrau region have an active Agreement on cooperation in the implementation of social projects signed in May 2021 within the framework of CPC charitable assistance program.

In 2001-2021, the international Consortium invested about 11 billion tenge in the social sphere of Atyrau region. Among the major projects of last year – the construction of a Youth home and a Regional family-type children's village.

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The CPC Pipeline System is one of CIS largest energy investment projects that involves foreign capital. The length of the Tengiz – Novorossiysk pipeline is 1,511 km. This route moves over two thirds of all Kazakhstan export oil along with crude from Russian fields including those in the Caspian region. CPC Marine Terminal is equipped with three Single Point Moorings (SPM), allowing tankers to be loaded safely at significant distance offshore, including in poor weather conditions

CPC Shareholders: Federal Agency for State Property Management represented by Transneft (trustee) – 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. - 2%, and Oryx Caspian Pipeline LLC – 1.75%.