Production to be resumed at Kashagan in 2015 - Dosayev

Date: 09:24, 29-04-2014.

Astana. April 29. KazTAG - Oil production will be resumed at Kashagan in 2015, said Yerbolat Dosayev, Minister of Economy and Budget Planning.

"We do not expect commercial production this year as I said before, it might be in the second half (2014-KazTAG), or in late 2015," he said.

"It is preliminary information of the consortium, they will declare the final date by the end of the second quarter," he said.

As reported, oil production commenced on September 11 2013. However the production was suspended after leaks were detected in the pipeline.

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