Kashagan boost safety measures to restart oil production

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View of the Kashagan oil field in the summer. To restart production at Kashagan, 16,400 pipes have been purchased, each approximately 12 metres long and weighing about 10 tonnes.

During the first months after the resumption of offshore operations and commissioning, Kashagan production is expected to be at a planned level of 180,000 barrels per day.


ASTANA - To restart production at Kashagan, 16,400 pipes have been purchased, each approximately 12 metres long and weighing about 10 tonnes.

Kazakhstan’s Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbaev has announced that on October 23 is the official date of restarting production at the giant oil field Kashagan at the Caspian section of Kazakhstan.

In the meantime, the first load of Kashagan oil has already gone for export, the Kazakh Ministry of Energy and then the press service of the Caspian Pipeline ...


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