Oil producer TengizChevroil continues to operate in Kazakhstan despite protests in the country, but temporarily adjusted production due to logistics difficulties, Report informs that Sally Jones, a representative of Chevron, told RIA Novosti.
"TengizChevroil operations are ongoing, but production has been temporarily adjusted for logistics reasons," Jones said.
TengizChevroil is a Kazakh joint venture established to develop the Tengiz field in the Atyrau region of Kazakhstan. American oil giant Chevron is its main shareholder.
The company spokesman confirmed that a number of contractor employees had gathered at the Tengiz field in support of protests in Kazakhstan.
“TengizChevroil is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of its employees in Tengiz and maintaining safety at work,” Jones said.