Construction of new plant at the Tengiz field to increase oil production to 36 million tons per year

36 million tons of oil per year will be produced at the Tengiz field after the completion of a new plant for the preparation of raw materials. The cost of the new plant, which has started to be designed by Tengizshevroil, is over $20 billion. This is one of the largest investment projects in the country, the reports.

The most modern technology available in the world will be used in the construction of the plant of the third generation at the Tengiz field in the Atyrau region.

" The production is expected to increase by 12 million tons (from the current 24 to 36 million tons per year) after all works completion," - general manager of Tengizshevroil Rzabek Artygaliev said.

The company develops the difficult Tengiz field with abnormally high pressure up to 800 bar and hydrogen sulfide content of 20%.

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