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#5 (77), October 2012A special issue devoted to the KIOGE-2012 Exhibition and Conference
Not so long ago the Moody’s International Rating Agency has submitted the next report on the risks for Kazakhstan’s rating. The list of such risks, among others, included: significant dependence of the country’s economy on the prices for energy carriers and the level of unserviced credits. To the factors positive for rating the Moody’s analysts referred good indices of growth in the republic’s GDP, the growth in the volume of direct foreign investments and the export of hydrocarbons, and also budgetary proficit and a rather low level of public debt in regard to GDP.
On October 5 in Astana the chairman of the board of JSC SamrukKazyna NWF T. Kulibayev has presented a new chairman of the board of JSC NC KazMunayGas. Каirgeldy Kabyldin was replaced by Bolat Akchulakov, who earlier held the post of general director of PSA LLP. Bolat Akchulakov was born in Guriyev (nowadays, Atyrau) on April 9, 1971. In 1993 he graduated from the Kazakh State Academy of Management; economist. He worked as a chief economist at АlemBank Kazakhstan, director of Tengiz project department of JSC NC Kazakhoil, executive director of JSC NC KazMunayGas. He held the post of Vice-Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources and managing director of JSC Samruk-Kazyna NWF. Since July 2010, he is a general director of PSA LLP.
Applying the right technologies for profitable Enhanced Oil Recovery.
- Extensive global experience
- Broad expertise in multiple technologies
- Rigorous decision-making processes
Possessing all necessary conditions, such as all-round support of the government, unprecedented tax privileges, a special economic zone (SEZ), accessible raw materials at a low cost and preferential credit financial resources from the state and from the banks of China and South Korea, the reanimated project for the construction of the gas chemical complex (GCC) on Northern Каrabatan again faces considerable difficulties.
One of the pillars of the State Program for Accelerated Industrial and Innovative Development being implemented in the republic by order of the head of state is the development of the Kazakhstani content in the industry. The experience of successful partnership of the national company KazTransOil with local suppliers of goods and services is numbering for many years.
New domestic gas pipeline will enable Kazakhstan to launc gas export to China and to install gas in the south of Kazakh stan as well. On August 1, 2012 Beineu-Shymkent Gas Pipeline LLP initiated fullscale installation of Beineu-BozoyShymkent main gas pipeline to link the gas-bearing regions in Western Kazakhstan to energy resource-hungry South Kazakhstan that imports gas from Uzbekistan.
Tengizchevroil completed the first turnaround of its Second Generation Plant The last time so many people were seen working on the site of Second Generation Plant (SGP) was in 2007 when Tengiz was in construction phase. At the peak of operations, the total number of workers involved in the SGP turnaround exceeded 6,000. The Second Generation Plant in Tengiz is the world largest single sulfur processing train.
Social responsibility of businesses includes the programs and events needed for a full-fledged life. This includes provision of employees’ social protection, organization of rest and medical service, and the main thing improvement of the conditions of work. All this is available at one of the famous enterprises in the country the Atyrau Oil Refinery (ANPZ), headed by its general director Talgat Baitaziyev.
Bekzat Abayildanov, Chairman of the Board of Caspy Neft, answers the following questions of Petroleum.
Dear Bekzat Kalyshbekovich, could you please introduce your company to the readers of Petroleum?
Caspi Neft JSC was established on the 22nd of January 1997 and currently is the company involved in integrated surveys of subsoil, prospecting, exploration and production of hydrocarbons within the allocated lease area. Since the time of its foundation, the company has been conducting exploration and appraisal operations in compliance with license and the contract with the competent governmental authority of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
KMC Tehnologiyasy LLP is one of the leading domestic service companies focused on innovative development in the oil sector. The company has been acting properly in Kazakhstan’s market since 2004. It renders engineering and supervision services in well drilling and servicing and monitors technical performance throughout the entire cycle of well servicing from the works commencement up to the well commissioning.
New Reagents for Development of Wells After Drilling Operations, Killing by Polymer Solutions and Hydraulic Reservoir Fracturing
For already 10 years the company Zirax operates as a producer and seller of speciality chemicals for oilfield applications and industrial chemicals for a range of manufacturing industries. The main directions of activity are elaboration and production of highly clean sparing liquids for wells killing on the basis of sodium, magnesium, calcium salts and acid compounds by utilizing synthetic hydrochloric acid to increase oil recovery and develop wells after drilling operations, killing and hydraulic reservoir fracturing.
An ancient Chinese saying states that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. This wisdom applies to any successful Kazakhstani company working in the marketplace. The starting point in RITK’s history, a company which now stands firmly on its feet, was a speech of the President of Kazakhstan,in which Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about the need to utilize associated gas.
The oil and gas industry is distinguished by the fact that each partner in it should be very reliable. Each chain plays a main role here and everything is of paramount importance. The variety of tasks demands a competent and individual approach for their solution. One of the vivid examples of what kind of player should be a company in this market is OJSC KAMAZ. This is the largest automobile corporation in the Russian Federation developing its vehicles in view of specificity of the industry and constantly improving characteristics to meet the requirements of the consumer. Meantime, it is not for the first time that we are writing about this company. Rafai Gafeyev, director of Trade Company KAMAZ, has already told about its company on the pages of Petroleum.