Legal status

"Kazakhstan-China Pipeline" LLP is a joint venture established for engineering, construction and operation of the Atasu-Alashankou oil pipeline. The Partnership was established on July 6, 2004 by the decision of KazTransOil JSC and the China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corporation (CNODC) in accordance with the Framework Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the development of comprehensive cooperation in the field of oil and gas dated May 17, 2004.

Mission

We ensure safe and uninterrupted transportation of oil through oil pipelines to generate maximum value for the Republic of Kazakhstan and People’s Republic of China.

The founders of Kazakhstan-China Pipeline LLP: 

KazTransOil JSC, a legal entity established in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan - 50 % (fifty percent) of shares;

CNODC  (China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corporation), a legal entity established in accordance with the laws of the People’s Republic of China - 50 % (fifty percent) of shares.

Upon mutual agreement of the parties the project financing structure includes financing by the participants through their equity capital, according to the participation shares in Kazakhstan-China Pipeline LLP, and borrowings from foreign markets.

Kazakhstan-China Pipeline LLP is the owner of and transports oil through the Atasu-Alashankou and Kenkiyak-Kumkol pipelines.

Transportation

2020 year

10,5
mln tons per annum
10,5 mln tons of oil were transported through Atasu – Alashankou pipeline in 2020
5,7
mln tons per annum
5,7 mln tons of oil were transported through Kenkiyak – Kumkol pipeline in 2020

2021 year

5,4
mln tons, year
5,4 mln tons of oil was transported through Atasu – Alashankou pipeline during the year in 2021
3,1
mln tons, year
3 mln 1 tons of oil was transported through Kenkiyak – Kumkol pipeline in 2021

Atasu – Alashankou oil pipeline

Atasu – Alashankou oil pipeline is intended for transportation of oil from West-Kazakhstan, Aktobe and Kumkol oilfields to China, as well as for transit of Russian oil. The initial pipeline point is Atasu custody transfer point located in Karaganda region where oil is accepted for further injection and pumping to Alashankou terminal station located in China. 

20 mln tons a year
Maximum pipeline capacity - 20 mln tons a year
965,1 kilometers
Pipeline length — 965,1 kilometers
10,8 mln tons a year
10 mln 800 thousand tons of oil were transported through Atasu – Alashankou pipeline in 2019

Kenkiyak – Kumkol oil pipeline

Kenkiyak – Kumkol oil pipeline is intended for transportation of oil from West-Kazakhstan and Aktobe oilfields. The initial point is Kenkiyak CTP, terminal point is Kumkol CTP. The maximum capacity of the pipeline is 10 mln tons a year; pipeline length is 794.263 km. The project includes construction of relay pump stations along the pipeline to increase oil transportation volumes.

10 mln tons a year
Maximum pipeline capacity - 10 mln tons a year
794,2 kilometers
Pipeline length - 794,263 kilometers
5,58 mln tons of oil
5 mln 580 thousand tons of oil was transported through Kenkiyak - Kumkol pipeline in 2019