News 2020May 2020
In order to prevent the spread of the incidence of COVID-19, quarantine was introduced on the territory of the Karachagank oil and gas condensate field in Burlinsky district of the West Kazakhstan region. The relevant decree was signed by the chief sanitary doctor of the region Muhamgali Aryspaev. “Introduce by June 5, 2020 a quarantine regime on the territory of Karachaganak Petroleum Operating, a consortium of companies implementing the Karachaganak project,” the document says.
It is forbidden to enter and leave vehicles on the territory of the field, with the exception of personnel and vehicles involved in ensuring production and other types of activities at the field, carrying out transportation of food products, medicines, medicines, fuel and lubricants and other materials necessary to ensure the livelihoods of workers and staff. It is also prescribed to prohibit the movement of people from 19:00 to 07:00 inside and between shift camps, with the exception of personnel involved in the night shift.
The newly arrived labour migrants are instructed to locate separately from other workers of the enterprise, by allocating a separate room that excludes contact with others. Newly arrived workers are allowed on a shift with the presence of negative results of a laboratory test at COVID-19 with a validity period of up to five calendar days,” the resolution says.
On Friday, KPO confirmed the coronavirus infection of one of the company's employees. “The circle of persons contacted by this employee was established and quarantined for further investigation,” the consortium’s website said in a statement.