KazMunayGas: Fire at KazGPP Contained, No Victims or Injured
At 23:15 (Nur-Sultan time) on 16 June, an air cooler ignited in the compressor shop of the Kazakh Gas Processing Plant LLP in the town of Zhanaozen, Mangystau region.
In order to prevent the spread and reoccurrence of fire, the gas supply was cut off and the plant underwent complete emergency shutdown.
The fire was completely extinguished at 23:52. There were no victims or injured. Five fire brigades of KazGPP, Ozenmunaigas JSC and the regional emergency department were deployed to fight the fire.
There is no threat to the life and health of personnel or residents of Zhanaozen and nearby settlements.
The fire effects are being currently eliminated, and the causes of the fire investigated.
An emergency response centre has been deployed at JSC NC "KazMunayGas" under the leadership of Alik Aidarbayev, Chairman of the Management Board. The staff of the emergency response centre includes the employees of the relevant business units.