The President of the country took part in the opening ceremony of the plant producing pipes for oil industry of the “Ispat Karmet” OJSC in Aktau.
- Today we are opening the first in the republic enterprise producing pipes of large diameter of oil assortment. The economy of the republic has a significant need in production of this type. Only KMG needs half a million tons of such pipes a year. At the moment Russia and Ukraine export this production for enterprises in Kazakhstan. The state has offered tax and custom preferences for your enterprise, and has situated it in the territory of a special economic zone. I hope, the plant will become one of the important component of Kazakhstan’s economy, and will assist to Kazakhstan’s accession to the group of the 50 most competitive countries in the world, -Nursultan Nazarbaev said at the opening ceremony.
The building of the plant was started in 2003. It is expected that spiral-welded pipes of oil assortment of high and low pressure will be produced at the plant according to international standards of quality after the completion of building. The productivity of the plant will be 60 thousand tons of steel pipes per year.
Head of State Nursultan Nazarbaev visited the “Aktau plant of fiberglass pipes” Ltd, where acquired a familiarity with the manufacturing process and samples of the plant’s production.
The first train of the plant was introduced in 2004; the second one was introduced in 2005. The productivity of the plant is 250 thousand meters of fiberglass pipes of different diameters on polyester or epoxide basis. The plant’s production complies with the international standards API, ISO-9001.
Also the President attended the presentation of the new enterprise “KazAzot” Ltd, which started to work in August of this year. Produced by the plant chemical fertilizers and other chemical productions are exported in China, CIS, EU and other countries.