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[PDF] Assessment Report - Complaint Regarding the Lukoil Overseas Project (Karachaganak Oil and Gas Field) [see p. 15 for the original complaint] Burlinsky District, Western Kazakhstan Oblast, Kazakhstan

Author: Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman, International Finance Corporation and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, Published on: 15 April 2005

CAO [Compliance Advisor Ombudsman for the IFC] received a complaint on 1 October 2004 [from individuals from the village of Berezovka] regarding the...International Finance Corporation (IFC) investment in the Karachaganak Oil and Gas Condensate Field (KOGCF) in Western Kazakhstan [developed by Karachaganak Petroleum Operation (KPO), a consortium of BG Group (32.5%), ENI-Agip (32.5%), ChevronTexaco (20%), Lukoil (15%)]....The complaint raises three specific questions: • Does the proximity of Berezovka to the KOGCF mean that its inhabitants are exposed to adverse health impacts? • Have the operations of KOGCF caused deteriorating economic circumstances for the residents of Berezovka? • Was the reduction in the Sanitary Protection Zone justified?

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Related companies: AGIP (part of Eni) BG Group (part of Shell) Chevron Eni Lukoil