About the Head of the Company


Kanatbek Makhmudovich Kasymgaliev

General Director of «Kazakhoil Aktobe» LLP.

Date of birth: 11.01.1979, Atyrau region.

In 1996 he entered the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, graduated in 2001, specializing in the development and operation of oil and gas fields, qualification – engineer.

In 2014, he graduated from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (Moscow) with a degree in Oil and Gas Business Management. He received an academic degree (MBA).

He started his career in «Kazakhoil-Emba» JSC.

2001 – 2002. Operator for oil and gas production at the Karaton field, Teren-Uzek Oil and gas production department.

2002 – 2003 – Technologist at Oil and gas production department Teren-Uzek.

2003 – 2007. – Deputy Head of Production and Technological Service in «Kazakhoil-Emba» JSC.

2007 – 2010. – Deputy Head of Production and Technological Service in PB «Embamunaigas».

2010 – 2011 – Chief Engineer at PB «Embamunaigas».

2011 – 2013 – Head of Oil and Gas Production Department at JSC «Embamunaigas».

2013 – 2014 – Director of the Oil and Gas Production Department at JSC «Embamunaigas».

2014 – 2014 – Head of Department at JSC «Embamunaigas».

2014 – 2015 – Deputy General Director for Production at JSC «Embamunaigas».

2015 – 2017 – Deputy General Director for Production at JSC «Embamunaigas».

Deputy General Director for Production and Development at JSC «Embamunaigas».

2017 – 2018. – Managing Director for Field Development at JSC «Embamunaigas».

2018 – 2019. – Director of Oil and Gas Production Department of JSC «NC «KazMunayGas» in JSC «NC «KazMunayGas».

2019 – 2023. – Deputy Chairman of the Management Board for Production of JSC «Embamunaigas».

From 01.06.2023 Appointed General Director of «Kazakhoil Aktobe» LLP.


Zhao Jichen

First Deputy General Director    

Date of birth: 25.03.1983, Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

In 2001 he entered Xi’an Petroleum University, graduated in 2005 with a specialty, qualification – petroleum engineering, engineer of the highest qualification.

In 2008 graduated from Ufa State Petroleum Technical University (Ufa city) – «Operation and Development». He received a Master’s degree.

He started his working career at «First International Oil Corporation» (FIOC).

2008 – 2011 – Engineer in the FIOC development and production department.

2011 – 2014 – Assistant to the General Director of «SZK and PPK» LLP.

2014 – 2015 – Head of the Geology and Development Department of «Karakudukmunai» LLP.

2015 – 2015 – Deputy Head of the Planning Department of «FIOC».

                       Deputy General Director of «SZK and PPK» LLP.

2015 – 2019 – General Director of «SZK and PPK» LLP.   

2019 – 2020 – Deputy General Director for Production of «Kazakhoil Aktobe» LLP.

01.06.2020 – Appointed General Director of «Kazakhoil Aktobe» LLP.

20.03.2023 – Appointed First Deputy General Director of «Kazakhoil Aktobe» LLP.