Alik Aidarbayev, Head of KMG, Reviews Progress of Recovery Work at KazGPP
On 17 June, Alik Aidarbayev, Chairman of the Management Board of JSC NC "KazMunayGas", visited Kazakh Gas Processing Plant LLP in Zhanaozen, where a fire had occurred.
The head of KMG inspected the production line of the plant and reviewed the progress of the recovery work. At the plant, Mr. Aidarbayev held a working meeting with participation of A. Mendibayev, Senior Deputy Akim of Mangystau region, M. Ibagarov, Akim of Zhanaozen, CEOs of KazGPP LLP, Ozenmunaigas JSC and Mangistaumunaigaz JSC.
At the meeting, the measures taken to eliminate the effects of the fire were discussed, and a number of specific instructions were given to prevent such emergency situations.
It was also noted that the fire at the plant had not affected the level of oil production from the fields of Mangistaumunaigaz JSC and Ozenmunaigas JSC.
Alik Aidarbayev expressed his gratitude to the fire personnel, and the teams of KazGPP and Ozenmunaigas JSC for coordinated actions during the fire response operations.
"Now it is necessary to complete all recovery work as soon as possible and ensure full intake of gas at the plant," he noted.
It should be recalled that an emergency response centre has been deployed at KMG. Currently, work is underway to eliminate the effects; the exact causes of the fire being investigated.