No. 20

15 May 2000


OKIOC Says Kashagan Results Not Ready Until August

Despite recent statements by Kazak officials that a major oil discovery has been made in the offshore Kashagan concession, the operator, Offshore Kazakstan International Operating Company (OKIOC), has informed MEES that results from the Kashagan East-1 test well will not be available until the middle of the third quarter. Several weeks ago Kazak President Nursultan Nazarbayev indicated that he had received...