Tyub-Karagan site is located in the central part of Kazakhstan sector of the Caspian sea.

The distance of the site’s centre to Bautino village is 40 km. The Product sharing agreement on «Tyub-Karagan» site was signed on 29.12.03. The sea depth in the zone of the site ranges from 7 to 10 meters.

The main oil and gas prospects in the region are connected with carbonate-terrigenous Jurassic—cretaceous, and probable trias deposits complex.

In order to implement Tyub-Karagan project by companies NC «KazMunaiGas» JSC and «Lukoil Overseas Shelf B.V.», they set up an operator – «Tyub Karagan Operating Company B.V.» with Partners’ equal share. The operator’s activity of Tyub-Karagan project is aimed at geological exploration on Tyub-Karagan site.

2004 saw seismic exploration totalling 675 km, in 2005 they drilled a well 2500 m deep. At present, they are implementing electric prospecting aimed at updating the geological model of the site.

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