Local content engagement

In order to attract investment for development of local production in the Republic of Qazaqstan, KPO cooperates with International Trade Associations, also provides a platform for a dialog with suppliers. The aim is the establishment of partnerships with international companies to create joint ventures and facilitate the transfer of technology to Qazaq companies.

  • During 2021, KPO participated in ITALY-KAZAKHSTAN BUSINESS FORUM, which discussed the issues of attracting international companies to the renewable and green energy area, the development of agribusiness and machine building, as well as the investment attractiveness of Qazaqstan. Also, in September 2021, KPO took part in the IX Forum of Machine Builders of Qazaqstan and I International Specialized Exhibition on Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking «2021 Qazaqstan Machinery Fair». The purpose of the forum was to organize a dialogue of machine-building enterprises with the state bodies of the Republic of Qazaqstan and large subsoil users.
  • In August 2021, KPO organized an online forum on local content (LC) development which was held with the support and participation of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Qazaqstan, WQO Akimat and the Authority — PSA LLC. The purpose of the forum was to familiarize Qazaqstani companies with the Karachaganak Expansion Project Stage-1A (5ICP), with the project strategy and requirements for local content, as well as to familiarize engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors with EPC scope of work, potential opportunities in GWS and EPC contractor requirements for local companies.
  • Also, KPO separately held an introductory online workshop regarding Karachaganak Expansion Project Stage-1A (5 Gas Injection Compressor GIC) for representatives of the WQO industrial enterprises to familiarize participants with opportunities of involvement to the project and to conduct face to face meetings between the engineering, procurement and construction contractor and the WKO companies. As the outcome of the workshop, a visit to WKO enterprises by the contractor was organized in order to get acquainted with their production potential.