OIL & GAS
During the visit, the Kazakh PM gave a start to the construction of a gas processing plant – a complex gas preparation installment – at the Kashagan oilfield. The plant’s capacity is to stand at up to 1bn cubic meters of crude sulfur dioxide per year, of which 815mln cubic meters of sales and 119 thousand tons of liquefied gas, 212 thousand tons of sulfur, and 35 thousand tons of gas condensate will be produced. Its commissioning is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2023.
Mamin also inspected the construction of the first integrated gas chemical complex producing polypropylene with a capacity of 500 thousand tons a year. The project carried out by Kazakhstan Petrochemical Industries is set to be launched in March 2022. The number of investments funneled into the project which is as of now 87.19% implemented stands at $2.6bn.