Photo coutesy: kapital.kzA scheduled turnaround at Shymkent's refinery will last from October 5 till November 5, according to the media service of the plant, Kapital.kz reports.
Approved by the Ministry of Oil and Gas, the scheduled repair works will improve the refinery's operations and enhance safety and reliability of its equipment.
The enterprize is directed by PetroKazakhstan Oil Products LLP. It refined 4.6mln tons (given the plan was 4.3mln) of crude in 2011. The same year, the quality of its oil products was brought into line with Euro-2 Standard and compliance with OHSAS 18001:2007.
PetroKazakhstan Oil Products is the largest tax payer in the South Kazakhstan Oblast. In 2011, it paid more than $55mln of tax to the budget.