Opening of Kashagan project to take place in Atyrau
Official opening of Kashagan project will take place on December 7, 2016 in Atyrau. The press service of the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan has reported about it, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
It should be noted that Kashagan is the large-scale shelf oil and gas deposit of Kazakhstan. Kashagan located in 80 km from Atyrau city, in a northern part of the Caspian Sea. Depth of the shelf makes 3-7 km.
The field is found on June 30, 2000 by the East-1 chink. Kashagan is one of the most large-scale deposits in the world found for the last 40 years and also the largest oil field at the sea.