This document is a Stakeholder Engagement Plan (hereinafter referred to as “SEP” or “Plan”) of the planned modernisation of the wastewater treatment facilities at the Atyrau Refinery LLP (“the Company”), remediation of the existing wastewater discharge channel and evaporation fields (“the Project”) located in Atyrau region, Kazakhstan.
The Project is categorised as “B” in accordance with the EBRD Environmental and Social Policy (2014).
The SEP is a “living” document and will be updated along with the Project development reflecting needs for and specific of further engagement with stakeholders.
The SEP describes the mechanisms by which people – especially local communities – and other stakeholders1 are informed about the Project and given opportunities to provide comments and input to the Project development.
In line with the international standards, the main purpose of this SEP is therefore to:
The Atyrau refinery LLP is a subsidiary of KazMunaiGaz JSC and a largest oil refinery plant in Kazakhstan with crude oil refining capacity of 5.5 million tons per year. The refinery is located in the south-east part of the Atyrau city in the Atyrau Region of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Figure 1).
The refinery consists of the following main territories: