KPO seeks to maximize local content in development of the Karachaganak field. The main goal of the Company's policy in local content enhancement is reduction of import and increase of domestic goods, works and services procured for the Karachaganak project needs. KPO Local Content development programme and actions are developed in line with the State and Industrial Programmes of the Republic of Kazakhstan, such as the Industrial – Innovative Development Programme, programmes for development of machine-building industry, industrialization and digitalization.
KPO Local Content Policy is aimed to maximise procurement of local goods, works and services to cover the Karachaganak project demand. The Company intends expanding local potential and reducing import by implementing the following tasks:
- Identify potential local manufacturers and service suppliers to cover KPO needs;
- Contribute in building local capabilities for production of materials and equipment in Qazaqstan, including high-tech manufacturing;
- Facilitate creation of joint ventures that would enable development and transfer of technologies as well as provision of new jobs;
- Cooperate with state authorities and associations responsible for Local Content development.