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November 1, 2021

Karachaganak–Bolshoi Chagan–Atyrau, Kazakhstan

By Carmen

Karachaganak–Bolshoi Chagan–Atyrau is a 635km-long onshore pipeline project operated by Karachaganak Petroleum Operating. This oil pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 24 inches, starts at West Kazakhstan Oblast (Kazakhstan) and ends in Atyrau Oblast (Kazakhstan).

The Karachaganak–Bolshoi Chagan–Atyrau project started operations in 2003 and is owned by Eni, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, Lukoil Oil, and National Company KazMunayGas.

The Karachaganak–Bolshoi Chagan–Atyrau project is associated with the 1511km Caspian Consortium and 448km Atyrau–Kenkiyak.

About Karachaganak Petroleum Operating

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating BV (KPO) is an independent upstream oil and gas company. The company extracts process and export oil and gas from its interest in Karachaganak field in North West Kazakhstan. It operates production units in this asset and exports products through different export routes. KPO’s oil and gas products include unstable liquids, raw gas, stable liquids, and sweet gas. The company’s export routes connect Western countries through Caspian and Black Sea; and to Eastern market in Russia. It operates for the consortium partners including Shell, ENI, Chevron, Lukoil, and KazMunaiGas. KPO is headquartered at Western Kazakhstan Oblast, Kazakhstan.


Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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