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[Eni response regarding alleged water contamination and environmental harm by Agip KCO operations in Kazakhstan

Since January 2012 Agip KCO has arrangements in place for removal of the conditionally clean water from Bolashak OPF Utilities Area. This water originates from commissioning, start-up and operation of units. These processes do not produce any hazardous waste water. This water, because of the process nature, do not contain toxic substances to create concern. Transportation and disposal of water is maintained by a licensed company...In line with the RoK laws, the responsibility for compliance with regulatory requirements in performance of these activities is exclusively responsibility of the licensed company. Agip KCO carry out regular internal HSE inspections...[E]very vehicle leaving our area of competence for the water transportation has a supporting document, i.e. a Transportation Note, and is registered at a dedicated checkpoint. Volumes of transferred water are provided to the Operator as part of the monthly environmental reports.

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