NCOC believes that activities performed under the NCSPSA offer a significant opportunity to develop the Kazakhstan economy in a sustainable manner.

First and foremost, we believe this can be achieved by managing our own business safely, responsibly, efficiently and transparently, in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Kashagan project marked the start of the offshore oil development in Kazakhstan. When the decision was made to implement this highly challenging project; support bases, infrastructure, construction equipment, marine vessels and drilling rigs needed for the development of the project did not exist in the Caspian region.

Substantial investments into the development of local suppliers, workforce and infrastructure have resulted in the establishment and growth of various industries in Kazakhstan.

The achievements in driving local content development are reflected by some impressive numbers:
  • More than 13,3 billion US dollars have been paid for the local goods, works and services since 2004;

  • From 2006 to 2016, the Operator conducted seminars for more than 1, 000 local companies;

  • More than 180 local companies participated in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000 and OHSAS 18001 certification programmes since 2005;
  • By the end of 2016, 90% people working on the North Caspian project are Kazakhstan citizens;
  • The Company has been implementing the Improvement Program on Craft Skills on a regular basis since 2013. To date, a total of 248 training courses have been provided, attended by almost 3328 employees of 45 national companies.
  • Overall in 2016, the NCOC.N.V. conducted 72 training courses under the LC Development Improvement Programme by training more than 671 employees of 11 local companies on various subjects. These included: Civil Protection (Industrial Safety), Electrical Safety, Gas Hazardous Works, Pipeline Maintenance, Petroleum Pipeline Exploration and Lifting, Hoisting Works and others.


lc-01Local Content Policy

Some definitions in accordance with the «On Subsurface And Subsurface Use» Act
lc-02Industry Development

Manpower Development
Supply chain management

lc-02Success stories (incl. video films) lc-03-enProcurement Process

Supplier Qualification and Monitoring
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