“Dear participants of today’s conference! Allow me to welcome you, to thank for the fact that you have responded to the invitation and are present here today. This is the second KDR Roundtable, with last year’s event being held under the slogan "we will not drill uneconomical wells"

We will not drill uneconomical wells that are unecomical at the project level, and the motto of today's conference is “do not to drill unecomical wells at the project level”.”

Sauat Mynbayev, President, JSC NC KazMunayGas, KDR Opening address 2016

With the second ­largest oil reserves as well as the second ­largest oil production among the former Soviet Republics after Russia, Kazakhstan is at the forefront of the oil and gas sector in the Caspian region. The 2nd KDR, Kazakh Drilling Roundtable, took place in Astana on the 16th of September 2016. It was fully supported under the Platinum Sponsorship and General Event Partnership of JSC NC KazMunayGas. The KDR was a great opportunity for operators and service companies to share knowledge and experience and develop a better understanding of the technology challenges faced by the industry.

As the a planned series of specialized roundtable, oil and gas events, to be held in Kazakhstan in association with JSC NC KazMunayGas, the KDR sets benchmarks for the future development of the industry and allows international companies to build long lasting business relationships with the key players in the Kazakh Oil and Gas sectors.

The KDR is an oil and gas event in Kazakhstan which is designed to specifically target the well construction industry.

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