On April 5, Visiting Meeting of the Public Council of Samruk-Kazyna JSC to Hold in Atyrau under the Chairmanship of Bolat Zhamishev.

On April 5, Visiting Meeting of the Public Council of Samruk-Kazyna JSC to Hold in Atyrau under the Chairmanship of Bolat Zhamishev.

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05 April 2024

Members of the council visited production facilities, including a gas chemical plant for the production of polypropylene and its infrastructure. Then the meeting of the Public Council has been held, where performance reports of JSC NC KazMunayGas and JSC NC QazaqGaz for 2023 were heard. In particular, production and financial results, the results of work on investment projects, contribution of national companies to the national economy, social projects were considered, as well as issues of regional gasification, tariffs, and problems of gas shortage were discussed.

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“The staff number of employees of KazMunayGas JSC in 2023 amounted to 59 722 persons. Collective agreements (35 types of social support) are in force at 25 KMG production enterprises, all terms and conditions of which are fully respected in all KMG enterprises. In 2023, the company’s management team held more than 50 meetings with trade unions to identify problematic issues and develop measures to eliminate them. Through a set of measures for early identification of risks of social tension and implementation of proactive measures, by the end of 2023 in Mangystau region, the number of strikes in KMG subsidiaries and their contractors decreased,” Diana Aryssova, the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC NC KazMunayGas, said. In addition, in 2023, 2 sports complexes and 16 sports grounds were built in Zhanaozen, 5 sports grounds were built in Zhetybai village. Construction of the Palace of Schoolchildren is planned. A multifunctional sports complex will be built in Uralsk by the end of the year. An agreement has been reached on the employment of Kazakhstani specialists from Mangystau at Abu Dhabi Ports facilities in the UAE. The process of selecting and sending specialists has begun.


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Further, Meirbek Ikhsanov, the first Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC NC QazaqGaz, spoke about the results of work. “Despite the difficulties, QazaqGaz provided gas to the population and economy of the country, while eliminating more than 3 thousand critical defects during 2022-2023, which, in turn, ensured reliable and uninterrupted supply of natural gas in the autumn-winter period. Thus, the reliability of the gas transmission system has been enhanced. In 2023, QazaqGaz modernized the gas transportation system at its own expense, built system infrastructure projects worth over KZT400 billion. In 2023, 112 settlements were connected to the gas supply system in 11 regions of the country, which increased access to gas for 213 thousand persons. Also, over the past year, the company subsidized gas prices for the domestic market by KZT175 billion,” he said. It should be noted that QazaqGaz has launched major infrastructure projects and attracted investments in the amount of USD12 billion. These are the 2nd line of the Beineu-Bozoi-Shymkent main gas pipeline, gas processing plants at Kashagan field, as well as Aktobe-Kostanai main gas pipeline. Breakthrough agreements have been reached with Gazprom on gas transit to Uzbekistan, and a new export contract for 2023-2026 has been signed with CNPC/PetroChina.



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In addition, QazaqGaz received the “Best Social Partner” award for 2023 from Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Industry Professional Union NGO as a reliable employer. After the reporters’ presentations, members of the Public Council were able to ask the reporters their questions and received detailed answers to them. Then the public activists continued to inspect the key production facilities of JSC NC Qazaq Gaz. By the end of the day, it is planned to visit the Kashagan gas processing plant and the booster compressor station. This will allow members of the Council to assess the scale and technological level of gas processing and transportation processes.