Explosion at Giant Tengiz Oil Field in Kazakhstan, Two Killed

Tengiz is Kazakhstan’s largest oil field, operated by the country’s top oil venture Tengizchevroil, in which Chevron Corp. holds a 50% stake.


An explosion at the giant Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan killed two workers and injured three, Kazakhstan police said on July 6.

The explosion occurred when testing a pipeline at the oil field, the TASS news agency reported.

It was not immediately clear if production was impacted.

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