Kazakh Rompetrol to conduct maintenance services in Libya

Oil&Gas Materials 1 October 2012 20:38 (UTC +04:00)

Kazakhstan, Astana, Oct. 1 /Trend D. Mukhtarov/

Kazakh 'Rompetrol' company is currently conducting service work at Libyan oil fields, the managing director of company Gavit Kurkimov reported to journalists on Monday.

"Our upstream business is represented in Libya. Libyan government asked us to launch maintenance services at oil fields", Kurkimov stated.

In his words, Rompetrol has launched its activity in Libya since the beginning of the year.

"We have 3 drill rigs, which are used for overhaul of oil wells", he said.

Libya has set an ambitious goal - to reach prewar level of oil production.

The director said there is a great demand in overhaul of oil wells, in this regard.

The Rompetrol Group is a 100-percent subsidiary of "KazMunaiGas". "Rompetrol" is a major oil and gas holding of Romania. It consists of three plants, as well as over a thousand gas stations in Romania, France, Spain, Moldova, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Georgia.

"KazMunaiGas" is Kazakhstan's national operator for exploration, production, processing and transportation. A 100-percent stake in "KazMunaiGas" is owned by Kazakh National Welfare Fund "Samruk-Kazyna".