Story about ESS company at Tengiz

Petrocouncil continues a series of articles on major oil and gas contractors. This time we continue with ESS Support Services – divisions of Compass Kazakhstan LLP which provides services at the Tengiz... Read more »


Tengizchevroil pays great attention to the development of Kazakhstani content in the oil and gasindustry. One of the directions for promoting domestic business is the Joint Initiative of the EuropeanBank for Reconstruction... Read more »

TOP-20 expatriated who have made significant contribution to the development of local content

On the eve of the Oilman Day presents an overview of the TOP-20 expatriated who have made and are making significant contribution to the development of local content in the oil... Read more »

Assylbek Jakiyev: “The consequences of the crisis will be felt for another 2-3 years”

Oilfield service is one of the important sectors of the economy of Kazakhstan. Hundreds of Kazakhstani SMEs have been working in the sector, thousands of Kazakhstanis have been working to support their... Read more »

Karachaganak KEP-1 project

Today, a forum was held by KPO on the expansion project of the Karachaganak KEP-1 project with the participation of the general contractor SICIM / KSS LLP. The purpose of the forum... Read more »

Kevin Lyon: Future Expansion Project 83% Completed

In February 2021, Kevin Lyon was appointed General Director of Tengizchevroil LLP. He replaced the then head of the company, Ymer Bonner, in this position. Previously, Kevin Lyon held a variety of... Read more »

GATE Construction

Petrocouncil continues to publish articles about EPC contractors that work in big oil&gas projects in Kazakhstan. This time we will focus on the Turkish company JSC “Gate Inshaat Taahhut Sanayi ve Ticaret”.... Read more »

Petrocouncil met with new General director TCO Kevin Lyon

Petrocouncil met with new General director TCO Kevin Lyon where issues of further cooperation were discussed at the meeting. TCO and Petrocouncil noted that there is strategic interaction between parties on various... Read more »

Richard Howe interview: We work hard on staff development and nationalization

Under Managing Director Richard Howe, NCOC has become one of the most effective and transparent oil and gas companies in Kazakhstan. Thanks to Richard Howe for the interview in which he spoke... Read more »

WEBINAR ON EXPLANATION OF THE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL CODE IN WASTE MANAGEMENT together with the ecological association Ecojer, the Ministry of Ecology, the Information and Analytical Center of the Ministry of Ecology, and the eco-association Kazwaste held a webinar to clarify the new... Read more »

Congratulations on the election!

Petrocouncil congratulates Assylbek Jakiyev, the official representative of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan ‘Atameken’ for interaction with O&G operators and the development of oilfield services on his election to the... Read more »


Petrocouncil continues a series of articles about large foreign oil companies in Kazakhstan and this article presents information on SICIM S.p.A. History of the company The Italian EPC company SICIM, founded in... Read more »

The brightest nominations of the year

The year 2020 is coming to the end, many of us probably remember it for a long time. This year we have witnessed many amazing events, some of which have rapidly changed... Read more »

The overview and implementation plans

Kentech shared an overview and implementation plans for the FGP commissioning project. The company is a contractor with Novus for the commissioning of the FGP plant in Tengiz. Earlier, Petrocouncil raised the... Read more »

The Rating of TOP-50 Kazakh young leaders of O&G under the age of 35

Petrocouncil presents the Rating of TOP-50 Kazakh young leaders of O&G under the age of 35. Over the years of Kazakhstani independence, a new pool of young energetic leaders has emerged, making... Read more »

Analytical data on three oil and gas operators

We bring to your attention analytical data on three oil and gas operators – TCO, KPO and NCOC. How much did these companies spend on social projects, staff training and infrastructure programs?... Read more »