02 iulie 2019

Mass Brawl at Kazakh Oil Field Unveils Labor Dissatisfaction


A social media post sparked rage among local workers for a subcontractor at one of Kazakhstan’s largest oil fields in the western Atyrau region. The ensuing fight with foreign workers highlighted long-standing socioeconomic grievances. The onshore Tengiz oil field is the largest oil producer in Kazakhstan. Its operator, Tengizchevroil, is a consortium that includes Chevron (50 percent), ExxonMobil (25 percent), Kazmunaigas (20 percent), and LukArco (5 percent). The consortium hires hundreds of [...]