Max Petroleum, Russia Oil and Gas
C. Hopkins CEO has been appointed to the post of the CEO in Max Petroleum operating in Kazakhstan. The company informed Kazakhstan stock exchange that Mr. Hopkins will continue working as the CEO of the company’s department in Kazakhstan; he was appointed to the post in May 2013. R. Hook who used to be the CEO for Production will remain the consultant of the company.
The Kyrgyz oil refinery in Kara-Balta will start operations in the near future, the Minister of the Economy, T. Sariyev says. In September, the plant started operations in test mode. In the near future they’ll form the accepting commission. Now the plant possesses 10,000 tons of oil. They plan 2 variants of operation, either fuel importing, refining and sales, or take-or-pay operations.