Second Section of the Kazakhstan-China Oil Pipeline Begins Construction

On Dec. 11, the commencement ceremony for the second section of the Kazakhstan-China Oil Pipeline was held in Aktobe in Kazakhstan.

The Kazakhstan-China Oil Pipeline is jointly invested by CNPC and KazMunaiGaz, with each owning a 50% stake. The pipeline, with a full length of 2,798 kilometers, starts at Atyrau at the Caspian Sea and ends at Alataw Pass on the border of Kazakhstan and China via Aktobe.

The 448-kilometer prophase section between Atyrau and Kenkiyak was completed and went on stream at the end of 2003. The 962-kilometer first section between Atasu and Alataw Pass was put into operation in May 2006. The Kenkiyak-Kumkol segment of the second section has a length of 761 kilometers and is to be completed and begin operation on October 1, 2009.


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