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CPC Safety Day at Atyrau

D00B8454.JPGOn 14 September 2022, Atyrau, which is also called the oil capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan, hosts a jubilee 10th Safety Day of Caspian Pipeline Consortium. The event has been held since 2012 involving representatives of the Shareholders, contractors and partners of the international consortium, as well as regional authorities. Within the framework of implementing the Strategic HSE Plan, the entire CPC management takes part in the Safety Day.
“Our efforts aimed at OHS enhancement yield their results”, - noted CPC General Director Nikolay Gorban in his opening remarks on the Safety Day at Atyrau. – “As of today, the CPC personnel and engaged contractors have worked, upon the whole, 7.4 million man-hours without injuries. The total MVA-free run of the corporate motor vehicles has reached 133.8 million km. I would like to highlight separately the performance indicators of our RK division: 3.3 million man-hours without injuries and 30.8 million km run of motor vehicles without MVA.”
More than 600 persons participate in the Safety Day events, 28 teams took the start of the competition: АО KING and АО NIPI Caspiymunaygaz; АО KazTransOil, ООО ChОО Nachin, ТОО ММ Security, ООО STEM, ТОО Zaman Kvantor, ТОО Eurostroi, ТОО Agropromtekhnika, ТОО VELESSTROI, ООО VELESSTROI, ООО STARSTROI, ООО Prom Expert, ООО Yuzhnoye Transportnoye Predpriyatiye, АО GPVN, ООО SNG, ООО Master-Service, ТОО Dos Support, ООО NPP EKRA, ООО Sintek, teams of CPC Eastern, Central, Western Regions and Marine Terminal, team of CPC DBNP,  ТОО ASPМК-519, ТОО Magistralniy Vodovod, ТОО Promstroi-Energo, ООО Premium.
The general motto of the 2022 event – “The Time of the First”, while seven contests developed in line with the seven approved objectives of the Strategic HSE Plan are named in honor of the earlier held Safety Days.
The contest “The Impossible is Possible” will demonstrate the skills of effective work and medical support management in the conditions of pandemics. “Safety – Key to Victory” is dedicated to the issues of improving the risk management process, assessment of risk barrier efficiency, functioning of the work permit system, incident root cause investigation and identification system. The contest “Safety Olympics” allows to demonstrate HSE competence and skills. “Together” – this is the name of the contest on the subject of improving the contractor HSE management system. “The Time of the First” – concerns improvement of the motivation system and responsibility, automation and integration of the HSE business processes. Enhancement of the operations environmental safety level is the focus of the contest “The Step Forward”. In the “Games of the Elements”, the contestants check their emergency response.   
The Safety Day territory is decorated in a traditional Oriental style: ethnic yurtas (tents) with national attributes and decorations, the participants are greeted by batyrs – Kazakh warrior heroes in full combat gear. One of the yurtas is called “Good Office”. Here, any participant may submit wishes and proposals to the international consortium, including those related to HSE. In recognition of the initiative, each guest will get a memorable gift.D00B9114.JPG

The event territory features photo and game zones, where you can try your hand in archery and national Kazakh game – asyki, as well as enjoy a concert program starring local performers and performance groups.
As always, at the end of the Safety Day there will be summing-up of competition results (to be published by the CPC Press Service later) and presenting of prizes to winners. Generally, the event will be a gain for all participants of the CPC international project, as the safety level at the industrial facilities will be enhanced further.


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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%.