Kazakhstan to boost Astrakhan – Mangyshlak water pipeline capacity
The purpose of water line is to supply water to the oil fields in Western Kazakhstan for home, technological and technical needs. The main consumers of water line are Tengizchevroil, NCOC N.V., Karazhanbasmunay, Mangistaumunaigas (field in Zhanaozen, Zhetybai, Karazhanbas, Kalamkas and Tengiz).
Thus, 173 consumers in Atyrau and Mangistau regions, including 23 oil and gas and 36 industrial enterprises, 20 municipal and budgetary organizations, 94 agricultural producers use the service of water supply from the water main.
The water main supplies water to utilities, which bring it to the drinking water quality and provides such settlements as Akkistau with a population of 8 thousand people, Kulsary – 70 thousand people, Zhanaozen – 120 thousand people, Beineu – 47 thousand people and others whose population is increasing every year.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan