The annual industry specific event “Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Week” arranged by KazEnergy Association took place in Astana on September 23-25. Within the framework of the Week our company participated in the Kazakhstan International Oil and Gas Exhibition and the Fourth Eurasian Forum.
The ceremony for awarding the distinguished industry doers was attended by representatives of PetroKazakhstan Kumkol Resources AO and PetroKazakhstan Oil Products TOO. More than 30 employees of PetroKazakhstan received certificates of honor and letters of thanks devoted to the 110th anniversary of Kazakhstan oil.
PetroKazakhstan was also awarded the highest industry prize “Golden Prometheus” which annually goes to oil and gas companies that have shown the best performance. This year the “Golden Prometheus” was awarded in nine nominations. The winners were selected based on the analysis of the nominees’ documentation made by an independent expert – Aequitas legal firm. Based on the voting results the majority of the votes under the “Best Ecological Program” nomination were given to our company and we were deservedly recognized as the leading company in the field of environment among all oil and gas companies of Kazakhstan! Only in the past few years the company has invested more than 150 million dollars in its environmental activity.
The gas utilization program of PetroKazakhstan Company will minimize the environmental impact and make environmental measures more effective from ecological viewpoint, thus solving many ecological problems of the Republic.