«KMG Drilling & Services» LLP is proud to announce the achievement of a significant milestone in the sphere of Health and Safety. The Employees of SDU "Caspian Explorer" (hereinafter - SDU), On the 29th January 2015 they have achieved three years without work-related injuries and lost time injury or any emergencies within the operations of SDU since the end of construction in 2012 and to 29th January 2015 This equates to a total of 1095 days or 761,700 man-hours. This confirms the high professionalism of the company, which fully complies with the requirements in the sphere of technology of safe operation at an international level.
The entire staff has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, both at sea and on land-based projects, and have received training in operating activities of SDU, and have valid certificates and diplomas required to work in the Kazakh sector of the Caspian Sea.
The entire staff has been trained on the labour protection, industrial safety requirements of the Republic of Kazakhstan and survival at work on the sea, there are regularly conducted, various exercises for readiness to respond to emergency situations, In 2013 the crew carried out 91 exercises, and in 2014, 105 exercises such as personnel muster, the release of hydrogen sulfide, abandonment of the rig, man overboard, the transfer of victims, casualty handling, first aid, fire drill and others.
In accordance with the regulations on the SDU there are sanitary facilities and recreation rooms, a dining room for meals, cabins with shower and toilet facilities, changing rooms, lounge with satellite TV, and 24 hour laundry
In accordance with the standards established by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, «KMG D & S» LLP workers are provided with personal protective equipment, special clothing, footwear, equipment necessary to prevent incident and harm, detergents and disinfectants, stretchers, first aid kits, anti- burn sets etc. Workshops are equipped with eyewash stations and there is a fully equipped clinic onboard.
HSE Supervisors, together with Doctor hold weekly hygiene inspections of the living quarters.
In addition on the SDU there is a “Safety Observation System" the purpose of which is to identify potential hazards or conditions and ensures their elimination. The best authors are given gifts and certificates. In this system any person on the SDU can participate, regardless of their positions. In 2013, there were a total of 600 observations, in 2014, 609 observations.
Within the Operations Office based in the city of Aktau, an annual external audit is conducted on the safety management systems by the auditors of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping to verify the "Document of Compliance" of «KMG Drilling & Services» LLP which confirms that the company's safety management system meets the requirements of the International Safety Management Code (ISM Code).
Because of the continuous commitment to safety, operational and management personnel have avoided any work-related injuries and emergency situations.
High professionalism of the employees is further confirmed the by letters of appreciation №13-366 dated September 05, 2013 and №14-753 of 20 November 2014, from the client “Zhambyl Petroleum” LLP for the work completed during the drilling and testing of exploration wells ZB-1 and ZT- 1 of Zhambyl field in 2013 and 2014. These comment on the high level of skill provided in the provision of engineering support, professionalism and commitment of the drilling team to world-class standards in the provision of services.