Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today confirmed that the Karachaganak
project partners have reached an agreement with the government of
Kazakhstan for it to become a 10 percent equity owner in the
Karachaganak project. The transfer of equity to the Kazakhstan
government is anticipated to occur on June 30, 2012.
"Chevron has a long and productive history in Kazakhstan," said Chevron
Vice Chairman George Kirkland. "We look forward to KazMunaiGas joining
the Karachaganak partnership and working together toward further
development of this field."
The Karachaganak Venture is comprised of operators BG Group (32.5
percent) and ENI (32.5 percent), as well as Chevron International
Petroleum Company (20 percent) and Lukoil (15 percent).
Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies, with
subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide. The company is involved in
virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for,
produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and
distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells
petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy;
provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops the energy resources
of the future, including biofuels. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif.
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