NCOC consortium to focus on developing other offshore fields

North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) Deputy Managing Director Zhakyp Marabayev talks to reporters in Astana, Kazakhstan, October 2, 2018.

Oil production at Kashagan will get 370,000 barrels per day during the next month. But on next spring, the NCOC project operator intends to temporarily halt production at the field.

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s massive oil and gas field Kashagan continues to work, contrary to the challenges that it is facing with high reservoir pressure and high content of hydrogen sulfide.

The deputy Managing Director of the North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) international consortium, Zhakyp Marabayev, said at the World Petroleum Council (WPC) in Astana on October 2 that since the start of oil production at the field in 2016, the consortium has produced 7, 8 million tonnes of oil, 5.6 bill...

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