Eni and Petrofac seek to build Karachaganak gas processing plant


Eni and Petrofac seek to build Karachaganak gas processing plantItaly’s Eni and British Petrofac seek to build Karachaganak gas processing plant, head of the National Company “KazMunayGas” Lyazzat Kiinov said at the Government’s sitting on Tuesday.

Karachaganak gas processing plant will have to provide commercial gas for Kazakhstan gasification project. According to Kiinov, this project feasibility study has already been prepared.

According to the Chairman, there are two variants of the project implementation proposed by the companies Eni and Petrofac – 2015-2019 at a cost of USD 4.9 billion and 2013-2016 at a cost of USD 2.5 billion respectively.

It is needed to form a working group of the Ministry of Oil and Gas and begin negotiations on the supply of raw materials from Karachaganak project.


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Gasification of central Kazakhstan will cost about KZT 700 bln


The project of gasification of Kazakhstan central regions will cost about KZT 700 billion, Chairman of the Board of JSC “KazMunayGas” Lyazzat Kiinov announced during the Government meeting.

According to him, this project feasibility study was prepared last year; state expertise’s approval has been received. Agreed technical-economic parameters have been sent to Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Ministry for further consideration in the Government. The project will be financed by the national budget. This year it is planned to fully address the issues of financing and start construction.

According to Kiinov, the cost of the first stage of the gasification project is KZT 328 billion. The second stage of “Aksai – Krasny Oktyabr – Tobol” gas pipeline is estimated at KZT 370 billion.