First batch of oil received at Kashagan
After the plenary session of the Majilis, Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayev said that “KazTransOil” reserves have already started to receive oil from Kashagan.
“I can tell you that everything at Kashagan goes its own way. Oil recovery has actively started from four wells with the debit of around 90 thousand barrels per day,” the minister said.
K. Bozumbayev also said that “Bolashak” oil refinery has been already launched.
“Bolashak” works. Purified commercial crude oil was received from “Bolashak” oil refinery and already supplied to “KazTransOil reserves,” K. Bozumbayev said.
According to the minister, oil will gradually stored in “KazTransOil” reserves, and the operator will announce its first export contract after some time.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan