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Oil Jobs in Kazakhstan

Interested in working in Kazakhstan? Find out more about the opportunities on offer below and start your job search today.​

Kazakhstan is one of the biggest oil producers in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). According to data from the US Energy Information Administration, it outputs over 1.5 million barrels of crude oil per day - drawing from both onshore reserves in the north-west of the country and, since 2017, an offshore field in the oil-rich Caspian Sea.

As such, there are many opportunities for skilled engineers and other oil and gas professionals to live and work in this part of the world. To find out more about oil and gas jobs in Kazakhstan, and how Airswift can support your next career move, read on.

Where can I work in Kazakhstan?

The Kazakhstan oil and gas industry is dominated by a small handful of major oil fields:

  • Karachaganak Field - an onshore oil field in north-west Kazakhstan outputting around 200,000 barrels per day.

  • Tengiz Field - also an onshore field, Tengiz is located near the shores of the Caspian Sea in the south-west of the country. Current output is 720,000 barrels per day.

  • Kashagan Field - Kazakhstan’s major offshore oil field, Kashagan in the Caspian Sea started ramping up production in 2017 to 225,000 barrels per day.

Kazakhstan is also home to a number of large refineries with capacity to process over 300,000 barrels of crude oil per day, according to data from the Oil and Gas Journal.

How can Airswift help?

If you’re interested in working in Kazakhstan but don’t know where to start, Airswift can help.

As a specialist recruitment company to the global oil and gas industry, we have decades of experience in helping skilled engineers and other oil and gas professionals find work in the CIS region. We also have a proven track record in mobilising staff in Kazakhstan, where Shell has named us a preferred supplier to the Kashagan project.

Apply for a job with us, and our friendly staff both in Kazakhstan and other regions will support you from beginning to end of your job search - whether you need help finding opportunities, making applications, arranging work permits and visas or even finding accommodation.

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