“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.

KDR 2017 News

KPO Reports 2017 Half Year Performance Results

KPO Reports 2017 Half Year Performance Results

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. (KPO) has announced 2017 half year performance results. Over this period, KPO has produced around 74 million barrels of oil equivalent in the form of stable and unstable liquids, sour gas, and sweet gas...

TMK: Launches ТМК UP CENTUM Thread on Casing Pipe

TMK: Launches ТМК UP CENTUM Thread on Casing Pipe

TMK, one of the world’s leading producers of tubular products for the oil and gas industry, has become the first Russian manufacturer to start the production of casing pipe with unique TMK UP CENTUM threaded connections...

PetroNeft: Spins Bit at Sibkrayevskoye S-375 Well

PetroNeft: Spins Bit at Sibkrayevskoye S-375 Well

PetroNeft an oil & gas exploration and production company operating in the Tomsk Oblast, Russian Federation, and 50% owner and operator of Licences 61 and 67 is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling the S-375 delineation well...

Blue Water awarded new contract for TCO

Blue Water awarded new contract for TCO

A Blue Water Shipping managed consortium is to supply six tugs to assist barges and vessels at Prorva, Kazakhstan. As part of the expansion of the Tengiz Oilfield in Kazakhstan, a 75 km CaTRo...

GE and Baker Hughes: Merger Expected to Close 3rd of July

GE and Baker Hughes: Merger Expected to Close 3rd of July

Baker Hughes Incorporated today announced that more than 99% of the votes cast at the special meeting of Baker Hughes stockowners were voted to approve the previously announced combination of Baker Hughes with General Electric Company...