Our impact on the environment

Our goal is effective management of impacts on the environment without causing harm to society and nature. By implementing a full production cycle, from exploration and production of hydrocarbons, their transportation and processing to providing specialized services, we strive to meet the highest standards of production and environmental safety and focused on continuous improvement of the environmental management system. We perform production activities in accordance with the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Company's Policy in the field of occupational safety and environmental protection (hereinafter - the Policy), Comprehensive Environmental Programme (CEP) and approved Plans of measures for environmental protection.

According to the Policy, the main principles of environmental protection management is a continuous reduction of negative impact on the environment, identification and management of risks in the field of environmental protection, energy efficiency, transparency and awareness.  The Policy applies to all employees of KMG, as well as the employees of contracting organizations providing services at KMG facilities.

The Company has an integrated environmental management system, the foundation of which is also current environmental legislation, principles of environmental management and process approach. Since 2006 quality, environmental protection, health and occupational safety management systems are in operation in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

HSE issues are reviewed on a monthly basis at the meetings of the Management Board and the Board of Directors of KMG, which increases the responsibility of managers and specialists. On an annual basis, we analyze our achievements in the field of environmental protection and determine the areas for improvement, goals and objectives for the future. In order to preserve the ecological well-being and reduce the negative impact on the environment, we continuously explore the possibilities of application and introduction of new practices and technologies. 

The priority directions of our activities are as follows: greenhouse gas emissions management, reduction of flaring, disposal of historical waste, land reclamation and energy efficiency.