Energy efficiency

KPO Energy Policy

To ensure the growing demand for energy while making the transition to low - carbon technologies is one of the challenges facing the global community.

Our goal is to reduce the environmental impact and effectively use energy resources in the main production and other ancillary facilities. The implementation of measures to improve energy efficiency contributes to achievement of the goal.

Energy consumption

In 2018, the energy consumption totalled 1,040,603 tonnes of coal equivalent compared to 1,051,285 tonnes of coal equivalent in 2017. Table below shows the energy consumption volumes broken down by energy type.

KPO energy consumption in 2016-2018

Type of energy

Unit of measure

Energy consumption, physical units

Energy consumption, tonnes of coal equivalent

Energy consumption, GJ

2016

2017

2018

2016

2017

2018

2016

2017

2018

Fuel gas

K m3

785,007 850,765 841,943 967,129 1,048,142 1,037,274 28,346,542 30,721,053 30,402,505

Electric power (purchased)

MW/h

10,841 6,892 6,707 1,333 848 825 39,085 24,846 24,181

Diesel fuel

m3

1,436 772 839 1,811 911 1,058 53,074 26,696 30,997

Gasoline

m3

264 287 245 291 316 271 8,535 9,274 7,934

Heating (in rented offices)

Gcal

7,943 7,468 8,219 1,136 1,068 1,175 33,292 31,301 34,449

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

971,700

1,051,285

1,040,603

28,480,528

30,813,170

30,500,065

In 2018, the energy consumption was relatively stable and was not significantly different compared to 2017. In 2018, the energy intensity indicator was 1.11 GJ/tonnes of hydrocarbons, which was below the average energy intensity indicator of the companies that submit their reports to the IOGP (1.50).

Dynamics of energy intensity in 2016-2018

* Note: The average energy intensity indicator of the companies that submit their reports for 2017 to the IOGP as updated in accordance with the IOGP Report " Environmental Indicators for 2017″ issued in October 2018.

Energy Saving and Efficiency Action Plan

Pursuant to the approved KPO's Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Improvement Action Plan, the following actions were taken in 2018:

  • The studies of the electric power quality indicators in the distribution network of the infield gathering system were carried out and recommendations to improve the quality of electric power consumption were developed. The recommendations were included in the Action plan.
  • Replacement of traditional lighting with LEDs bulbs at production and ancillary facilities has been continued.
  • The air intake filters were replaced on the Unit-2 re-injection compressor turbine. By improving filtration, the turbine capacity is increased and fuel consumption is reduced.
  • The sensor taps were installed for water saving purposes.
  • The GTPP staff were provided with the training on the topic “Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving during the Operation of Gas Turbine Plants”.

In the course of the II Environmental Forum “Uralsk Green Forum” held by KPO, the West Kazakhstan Oblast Akimat, KPO and International Center for Green Technologies and Investment Projects NJSC signed an Agreement on Cooperation and Partnership. One of the items of cooperation is the implementation of the green economy scientific, educational, environmental and innovative projects. At the beginning of 2019, as part of this agreement, the West Kazakhstan Oblast Akimat and KPO announced an innovative environmental ideas contest among the WKO universities and college students. This contest was dedicated to the Year of Youth in Kazakhstan. The Contest results were announced at the III Environmental Forum “Uralsk Green Forum” in June 2019.