16.08.2019 As per Order No.733 dated 26 November 2015 by Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the Approval of the Rules for the Accreditation of Project Management Organizations in the Field of Architecture, Urban Planning and Construction”, KGNT was accredited and awarded by the authorized body - the State Public Utilities Institution the Almaty Urban Planning Control Department a Certificate of Accreditation to manage projects in the field of architecture, urban planning and construction.”
29.07.2019 ENGINEERING COMPANY "KAZGIPRONEFTETRANS" LLP highly appreciates our employees’ education and seeks to expand their knowledge in various areas of the company’s activities. For this purpose, the Company launched the “Share Knowledge” platform, where each employee can share his knowledge in the professional industry or information that can be useful to other employees.
The first meeting was held on 6 December, 2018. and every Thursday some employees share their experience, while others receive invaluable knowledge. Subjects for such meetings may be very different: managing projects, project schedules, project changes, preparing tender bids, Excel life hacks and many others.
These meetings help employees adapt to changes in professional activities and support the process of improving the individual’s educational potential.
05.07.2019 KGNT employees took an active part in conducting training according to the 2019 HSE plan on the subject: Management and personnel actions in case of fires".
Having heard an alarm through the Public Address System the Company personnel thoroughly followed the instructions on how to act in case of risks of emergency and in emergency situations, went to the safest place - the open area opposite the administrative building while remaining calm and organized.
Such actions help all the Company’s employees to develop safe behavior skills in emergencies.
26.06.2019 KGNT successfully passed a re-certification audit of the quality management system for compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015 and ST RK ISO 9001: 2016.
In the course of the inspection, Bureau Veritas Kazakhstan’s certification body established that the state of the work performed by KGNT is in accordance with the above standard and the following strengths of the system are noted:
• Effective integration of the requirements of the quality management system into the main business processes of the organization;
• Timely update of the regulatory and technical documentation and ensuring its availability for use in the design process;
• Application of modern design technologies and the use of visualization of projected objects (3D modeling) in the virtual reality mode, in order to prevent undesirable consequences.
20.06.2019 On June 19, 2019, a delegation arrived in the head office of KGNT in Almaty, which included representatives of the French investment bank Bpifrance: Ms. Isabelle LEBO, Development Manager International Partnerships, Mr. Emmanuel Breschar, Area Manager - Middle East, Turkey & Central Asia, as well as Mr. Laurent DAMASSE - Conseiller commercial Ambassade de France au Kazakhstan - Directeur Business France Kazakhstan. The purpose of the delegation’s visit was to present the BpiFrance bank model in our region, their financing and export guaranteeing activities. During the meeting, representatives of both sides made presentations on their activities, they discussed issues of interaction and partnership with the participants of the economic and financial spheres in Kazakhstan.
In honor of the celebration of Children's Day, KGNT for the first time provided a unique opportunity and organized a festive event for the children of company employees aged from 6 to 12. On this day, an interesting excursion around the departments was held for the little guests to familiarize themselves with the work of their parents. This event allowed to reveal the secrets of the profession and take the first steps in ensuring effective professional self-determination of students. First of all, the children were introduced to the safety rules in the office. In turn, the kids talked about safe behavior at home and at school. The surprise was the gift to the company, prepared by one of the visitors, with an illustration of the Safety 360° program. An eventful program included a speech by the CEO and the direction managers. Little visitors had the opportunity to visit the VR-room.
The company is glad to meet the summer together with the children of the employees and to congratulate them on the World Children's Day!
Children's Day is one of the oldest international holidays. In 1925, it was decided to hold it at the World Conference on Child Welfare in Geneva for the first time. Today this holiday is celebrated in more than thirty countries of the world.
24.05.2019 On May 23, 2019, in Nur-Sultan, a regular meeting of the Working Group on the development of the draft Industry Agreement in the oil and gas, oil refining and petrochemical industries of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2020-2022 was held.
A representative of KGNT, Chief Specialist of the Human Resources Department, A. Zh. Zhailaubayeva, took part in the meeting.
The members of the Working Group actively discussed the proposals received to the draft Industry Agreement in the oil and gas, oil refining and petrochemical industries of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2020-2022.
Also meetings were held with PricewaterhouseCoopers Academy consultants on “Remuneration Management” and Ernst & Young LLP on “Safety based on trust: the +1 concept as a new modern approach that goes beyond the concept of zero injury”.
The next meeting of the Working Group is scheduled for mid-June of the current year.
14.05.2019 On the eve of the 74th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, representatives of the KGNT team visited the Park named after 28 Panfilov Guardsmen to lay flowers at the Eternal Flame in front of the Memorial of Glory and honor the heroes who died on the Front. Laying flowers at the Eternal Flame in our country is a symbol of respect and gratitude to the defenders of the Fatherland, veterans of the Great Patriotic War, veterans of the labor front for their feat, and everyone who approached Victory Day.
22.04.2019 Last Sunday, almost 17 thousand people from 53 countries in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa and Australia went to the start of the Almaty Marathon. The mass race “The courage to be first” has already become a tradition and is held in Kazakhstan for the eighth year in a row. Almaty Marathon is one of the five largest charity marathons in the world. The organizers direct the funds collected from the starting fees of the participants annually to children's homes and specialized medical institutions for the construction of sports fields and the acquisition of necessary equipment.
KGNT employees became traditional participants of this marathon and for the 5th year in a row participate in the competition - Ekiden (marathon relay race) at a distance of 42 km 195 m. 113 teams took part in the race, including the KGNT team. According to the results of the race, the KGNT team in 2019 took a decent 16th place in the overall standings. It is necessary to take into account the fact that KGNT employees took part in individual races at all distances, such as “Nordic pole walking”, 10 km, 21 km and 42 km 195 m.
19.04.2019 On April 19, 2019, Mick Kraly, TCO FGP-WPMP Project Director unofficially visited KGNT Almaty Headquarters. During the tour, Mr. Kraly got acquainted with the work of the office including the VR Room. The parties also discussed on-going projects and prospects for cooperation.
12.04.2019 KGNT has successfully completed the development of Detailed Project for Modernization of Compressor Equipment of the ECU HPP at the Atyrau Refinery for Atyrau Refinery LLP.
03.04.2019 ENGINEERING COMPANY KAZGIPRONEFTETRANS LLP is proud to announce the achievement of a significant milestone in the field of occupational safety: for today KGNT employees have worked 7 million man-hours (9 years) with no lost of time due to accidents and occupational injuries. This significant event has been achieved due to the integrated activities in the field of occupational health and safety, the highest discipline of staff; providing sufficient protective equipment and systems; the creation of normative comfortable working conditions at every workplace; the strict compliance with all requirements of occupational health and safety; keeping workplaces, household premises, adjacent areas in the perfect order.
KGNT funds a range of measures to prevent occupational diseases, accidents at work, reduce the risk of deviations in health of employees through the health insurance for each employee.
In connection with this outstanding achievement, the management of KGNT thanks all employees for their contribution to the key success and mugs with symbols on a theme of occupational safety were handed as a souvenir to all employees.
From March 11 to March 15, 2019, the annual 38th international conference CERAWeek 2019, organized by the IHS Markit, was held in Houston, Texas, USA. On behalf of our company, Alexandra Bekisheva, Chief Executive Officer, and Bekzat Usserbayev, Managing Director for Project Management and Construction, took part in the conference.
IHS Markit's CERAWeek is the first annual international meeting of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials and politicians, technological, financial and industrial community leaders, and energy technology innovators, which gathers more than 4,000 delegates representing about 900 organizations from 75 countries of the world.
Speakers at CERAWeek IHS Markit 2019, Hilton Americas included energy leaders, experts, government officials and politicians, as well as leaders from the automotive, environmental, technology, financial and industrial sectors.
The CERAWeek 2019 Theme: “A New World of Rivalry: Changing the Energy Future” is dedicated to understanding the world that is being rebuilt in a new era of rivalry between nations, fuel, markets, technology and ideas,”said Daniel Yergin, IHS Markit and CERAWeek Conference Chairman. This topic is aimed at assessing trends in the development of energy markets, the impact of government policy, the environment, technology, geopolitics and the global economy.
In 2019, it is 38 years since the event was held by the business information provider - IHS Markit. The conference is among the top five largest meetings of corporate leaders in the world.
For the oil and gas sector of our republic, one of the events of the conference was the participation of K.A. Bozumbayev, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as the speaker, as well as domestic representatives of large energy companies.
20.03.2019 On the eve of the celebration of Nauryz Meiramy, Alexandra Bekisheva, Chief executive Officer, ENGINEERING COMPANY "KAZGIPRONEFTETRANS" LLP, congratulated colleagues on a bright holiday and noted that Nauryz is the beginning of a new year, a time of renewal and revival of nature:
Dear colleagues, friends! Please accept my warmest congratulations on the spring holiday Nauryz! Nauryz is the flowering of nature, the time of the vernal equinox. May every day of spring awakening, every ray of sunshine bring happiness and well-being to your home! I thank each of you for your tireless and fruitful work and wish you success in implementing your plans! Наурыз мерекесі құтты болсын!
In honor of the spring holiday - Nauryz Meiramy, the administration of KGNT organized a photo zone in the color of a Kazakh yurt in the lobby of the office with a presentation of national costumes of the peoples of the world and festive leather for all employees of the company, as well as the celebration of Nauryz Meramy held in other locations of KGNT - Atyrau, Busan (South Korea) and others.
01.03.2019 The company every month to dedicate attention to one of the elements of our HSE Program Safety 360 °.
MARCH is announced to be month of “Safe Driving”.
- Never use mobile and other distraction devices while driving.
- Always follow Road safety rules.
- Check the company's vehicles before the trip.
- Always wear seat belts while driving.
- Take breaks while driving if you feel tired and feeling sick.
- Drive vehicles according to the road and weather conditions.
- Allow only qualified drivers to drive a company vehicle, which has passed a medical examination.
26.02.2019 On February 26, 2019, the 29th meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council of the Association "KAZENERGY" was held in Astana (hereinafter - the NTS). The agenda of the meeting was devoted to "Technology of well completion for multi-stage intensification in oil and gas wells."
A representative of KGNT, Managing Director for Innovations, G.A. Tarassov, took part in the meeting.
Representatives of Nazarbayev University, Weatherford LLC, Petro GM LLC, Gryphon Oilfield Technologies Ltd together with KAZBURINVEST LLP, NII TDB KMG LLP with Temir Energy Central Asia LLP, ADL Completions LLC and Interra Energy presented the projects to the NTS participants.
The presentation of each speaker was accompanied by active discussions and questions. The meeting participants made their suggestions and comments on the submitted projects of the companies.
14.02.2019 KGNT on time fulfilled all the obligations under the contract for the provision of services under the Detailed Design Project “Nitrogen Generation Plants and Nitrogen Distribution Collector of Bitumen Plant Objects” for the general contractor of Caspiymunaygaz NIPI JSC on the request of JV CASPI BITUM.
06.02.2019 KGNT successfully completed the Detailed Design Project on “Installation of the SM 5000 compressor with the cooling unit HZK-170 VKU CHP” for Atyrau Oil Refinery LLP.
04.02.2019 The KGNT every month to dedicate special attention to one of the elements of our HSE Program Safety 360 °.
FEBRUARY is announced to be month of "Competence".
- Develop plans for instruction, training, and advanced professional training.
- Instruct employees, visitors, contractors, students and trainees.
- Conduct training, advanced professional training.
- Assign mentors to prospective short service employees.
- Only instructed and trained personnel should be permitted to work at hazardous industrial facilities.
17.01.2019 Promoting a healthy lifestyle and raising a negative attitude towards bad habits among KGNT employees is one of the company's priorities. In this regard, on January 16, 2019, a friendly volleyball match took place between the teams of KGNT and KING.
The event was held with the purpose of organizing the leisure of volleyball lovers, strengthening friendly ties within teams and between companies in general. It was a great opportunity to meet with your partners and colleagues in a friendly informal atmosphere.
At the moment, negotiations have begun with teams from other companies in order to conduct joint training and the organization of friendly matches and competitions
The advantages of volleyball for enterprises:
- Volleyball is a team game. It rallies the team, strengthens the team spirit without additional efforts from the management.
- Thanks to the wellness effect on the players, their productivity during work will increase.
- Another obvious advantage is the development of leadership qualities in employees, their interaction with each other as individuals.
03.01.2019 The company every month to dedicate special attention to one of the elements of our HSE Program Safety 360 °.
JANUARY is announce to be month of “Safety in design”.
- Take into account the requirements of the legislation and the Customer to ensure safety in designed objects, buildings and structures.
- Identify hazards affecting human life and activities and the environment at the construction site.
- Perform design steps to prevent emergencies.
- Perform design steps to eliminate or reduce the risk of injury.
28.12.2018 KGNT pays great attention to the training and development of personnel in accordance with the features of activities in international and Kazakhstan projects. To this end, leading experts of KGNT have been trained for several months on the three-dimensional modeling software SmartPlant P&ID, Smart3D, SmartPlant Foundation and Intergraph CAESAR II, under the guidance of certified trainers from Intergraph Company.
The employees explored an innovative product that radically changes the way of engineering and modelling, allowing increasing productivity and shortening design schedules. They also studied complex integrated software for stress analysis in pipeline systems of any complexity.
At the end of the training course, KGNT employees were awarded certificates.