Magzum Mirzagaliyev Meets with Mangistaumunaigas JSC’s and JV Caspi Bitum LLP’s Management
The head of KMG has instructed to ensure the maximum production rates at the fields operated by Mangistaumunaigas and the stable shipment of packed bitumen from Caspi Bitum.
Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Chairman of JSC NC “KazMunayGas” Management Board, held meetings with the management of Mangistaumunaigas JSC and JV Caspi Bitum LLP in Aktau on 6 February.
The attendees of the meeting held at Mangistaumunaigas JSC (MMG) discussed the day-to-day operations. M. Mirzagaliyev instructed the company’s management to develop the actions in order to maximise oil production at MMG JSC’s fields. Furthermore, the head of KMG emphasized the critical importance of the stable and incident-free operations at MMG’s fields and fulfilment of the 2023 production programme. It was also instructed to upgrade the associated petroleum gas disposal systems at the Kalamkas and Zhetybai fields.
M. Mirzagaliyev also introduced the team to Murat Mustafayev newly appointed to the position of MMG JSC’s General Director.
The Chairman of KMG’s Management Board also held a meeting with JV Caspi Bitum LLP’s management in Aktau. He noted the successful completion of the preventive maintenance campaign according to the established schedule (2 to 31 December 2022) at the Aktau Bitumen Plant. M. Mirzagaliyev highlighted the importance of implementing the project to increase the refinery’s capacity to 1.5 mtpa.
“We should strictly follow the roadmap and take the necessary action in due time. The Aktau Bitumen Plant is crucial for the timely construction of motor roads in our country, therefore the stable operation of this plant is a priority,” M. Mirzagaliyev said.
The Chairman of the Management Board pointed out that the plant’s production plan shall be implemented in full.
The plant’s management was also tasked with improving the procurement of big bags (packaging) for packed bitumen production in winter and completing the pre-feasibility study for the Plant Expansion Project.