9 Apr 2024 14:39

KazTransOil operating as usual despite flooding in Kazakhstan

ALMATY. April 9 (Interfax) - KazTransOil is operating as usual despite floods in 10 regions of Kazakhstan, the company's press service said.

"There is no imminent threat of flooding to KazTransOil's infrastructure. Oil transportation to Kazakhstan's refineries and export destinations continues as per the Energy Ministry's schedule," it said.

The company also confirms stable transportation of Russian oil to China and Uzbekistan.

MunaiTas LLP, Kazakhstan-China Pipeline LLP and Magistralny Vodovod LLP facilities are also operating without disruption, the company said.

KazTransOil is the national oil pipeline operator with 5,400 km of pipelines.

Kazakhstan is facing a critical flood situation, especially in the Aktobe, Akmola, Atyrau, North Kazakhstan, West Kazakhstan, Kostanay, and Pavlodar regions. These floods are the worst the country has experienced in the last 80 years.