By Laura Suleimenova
The 9th Atyrau regional oil and gas technological conference - OILTECH Atyrau 2015- started its work on April 14.
SOMETHING ABOUT "CHAMELEONS"
The Chairman of the Union of Service Companies of Kazakhstan Almaz Kudaibergen reminded that today domestic companies seek to participate in major oil projects with good reason.
– We are waiting when pipelines will be laid at Kashagan and the second phase of the project starts. The Future Growth Project (FGP) is commencing and
He placed an emphasis on the definition of "
– In the 2000s they considered those that were registered in
The Chairman of “Shell" concern in Kazakhstan Duncan van Bergen told about a joint project "Road map of scientific and technological development of extracting sector of oil and gas industry of
Within its framework Shell fully financed the purchasing of equipment, commissioning and training of laboratory assistants for the geochemical laboratory that was opened in Atyrau a few days ago. According to D. van Bergen, the Dutch once more confirmed their commitment to the certain political club called "The Friends of Kazakhstan" that is based in Hague.
ONLY AFTER YOU
The Deputy Director of FGP/WPM projects Aidar Dosbaev informed that "Tengizchevroil" completed front end engineering design and started the detailed design that is now 23% complete.
Dosbaev assured that despite optimization of the budget due to falling of oil prices, TCO will not decrease its commitment on
Later in questions and answers session he couldn't or didn't want to tell the correspondent of Ak Zhaik newspaper the information about the percentage of costs for delivery of modules to Tengiz from the total FGP/WPM budget of $38,8 billion.
To recall, because of selected by TCO of the modular method of construction, the equipment elements, produced in the European countries and mainly in Great Britain, will be transported, first, through Europe and Asia to the place of modules assembly (Korea), and from Korea by sea via the Volga-Don channel the modules will be delivered to Prorva.
Dosbaev didn't provide figures of employees that will be made redundant due to slowing down of project activities. But noted that expats will be made redundant in larger scale than locals.
However, on the sidelines of the session the reason of his lack of information in nuances of the project became clear. Dosbaev was appointed to his current position literally a few days ago, he was seconded from KMG.
(to be continued)