Kazakhstan’s Kashagan oil production to reach 3 mln tonnes in 2019

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The giant Kashagan oilfield in the Kazakh section of the Caspian Sea.

Kazakhstan’s Kashagan oil production to reach 3 mln tonnes in 2019


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Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – In 2019, the giant Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan’s section of the Caspian Sea reportedly plans to produce 12.9 million tonnes of oil and eight billion cubic metres of gas.

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin and ExxonMobil in Kazakhstan Managing Director Dinesh Sivasambu met on 29 May to discuss issues of cooperation in the oil and gas industry, including a plan for the implementation of joint projects for the development of the Tengiz and Kashagan fields, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported.

After reconstruction at the field, oil production was resumed from the level of 70,000 barrels per day. In the near future, the daily volume will reach 370,000-400,000 barrels of oil.

A major overhaul at the Tengiz field facilities is also planned. The parties also discussed the development of the Kalamkas-Sea and Khazar fields.

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