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Bautino Atash Marine and Supply Base Project (DEBT)



Project number:


Business sector:

Natural resources

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

18 May 2006



Approval date:

07 Nov 2006

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The Bautino Atash Base is planned to provide marine services to the Caspian Services Group (CSG) fleet of vessels as well as multinational oil and gas companies involved in the offshore oil exploration and production. The Base will be located in Tyub-Karagan Bay on the eastern shore of the Caspian Sea. The project will aim to respond to a wide range of operator’s needs, such as fuel and water provision, support base infrastructure and services, waste and cutting treatment, crew change facilities, vessel repair and maintenance, etc. for vessels of up to 1700 tonnes. The site has an area of 5 hectares and will require both dredging and land reclamation. Main features of the base will be as follows:

  • a 430 meter-long wharf and jetty;
  • 6000 m2 warehouse space;
  • 600 m2 office space;
  • 6000 m3 fuel storage tanks and 500 tonnes/day water storage tanks;
  • a slipway;
  • 4 loading/offloading cranes and bunkering;
  • drill cuttings waste treatment facilities; and
  • mooring for own and 3rd party vessels.

The project will be both a debt (36384) and equity (36673) investment for EBRD.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

EIA executive summary (English) (1MB - PDF)
EIA executive summary (Russian) (1MB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:
EBRD Headquarters in London,


1. Aktau Central Library, Aktau, Kazakhstan, tel +7 (3292) 502047, Director Saulemay Elemes;
2. Bautino and Atash Village Council, Mangystau Region, Kazakhstan, tel. +7 (32938) 24846, 24460, Kurlova V.P.


41 Kazybek bi Street
Entrance 3, 3rd Floor
480100 Almaty

Fax: +7 327 2 581 422

Country Director: André Küüsvek


Environmental enquiries

Caspian Services Inc.
9th Floor, 29/6 Satpaev Ave,
Rakhat Palace Hotel
Almaty, 050040
Republic of Kazakhstan

Tel: +7 3272 508477-78-80
+7 3272 508479



This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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