Kazakh businessmen unite to implement major projects
Domestic companies decided to join efforts for large-scale projects participation implemented, for example, in Atyrau region. Additional capacities will be needed for the development of Kashagan offshore field and the upcoming plant construction in Tengiz. The latter will require tens of thousands of tons of steel as well as different equipment. Moreover, business alliances will allow competing with foreign producers. In addition, proportion of local content will grow in oil projects creating new jobs. Entrepreneurs also succeeded in establishing new contacts in the North-Caspian Construction Exhibition. She gathered more than a hundred companies from 11 countries.
Anuar AKHMETZHANOV, DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF KARAGANDA REGION:
The prospects of such major projects as Tengizchevroil, Karachaganak, NCOC Kashagan are huge. They require joint efforts of several Kazakhstani companies. And all these plans are being implemented here.