M. Mirzagaliyev Gets Progress Updates on Kashagan Field Repairs
On 28 October, Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Chairman of the Management Board of JSC NC “KazMunayGas”, visited the Kashagan Field, where he got progress updates on the repairs at Bolashak OPF.
Olivier Lazare, Managing Director of North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC), reported on the current status of repairs at Bolashak Onshore Processing Facility’s Slug Catcher.
During his visit to the facilities, M. Mirzagaliyev noted the need to complete the repairs as soon as possible.
All mechanical repairs to restore production levels have been completed now and the facility is expected to be started up within a few days.
Earlier on 2 September, Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Chairman of the Management Board of JSC NC "KazMunayGas”, visited the production facilities of the North Caspian Project during his business trip to Atyrau Region. During that trip, the Head of KMG reviewed the inspection programme aimed at identifying the reasons for the issues at the facility.
Let us recall that Bolashak Onshore Processing Facility at Kashagan was shut down on 3 August due to the detected signs of a gas leak. Production was partially resumed up to 100,000 bpd on 9 August and up to 210,000 bpd on 30 September.