It is expected that the Prime Minister will visit the artificial island D at the Kashagan field, the factory for the production of drilling equipment LLP "Zhigermunayservis" and inventory sturgeon farm Caspian Royal Fish, built within the state program of industrial-innovative development (SPIID) and Atyrau oil refinery. Besides, Karim Masimov plans to visit the residential complex "Zheruyik" in the neighborhood "Nursaya" built with the support of the Real Estate Fund "Samruk-Kazyna", the city department of the State Corporation "Government for Citizens" and laboratory of the Research Institute of Caspimunaigas.
It is planned that within the framework of his working visit the Prime Minister will hold a meeting with businessmen and discuss the prospects for fisheries, as well as a meeting on the development of domestic oilfield.
The number of population is 598,000 people, 47% of whom live in urban areas.
Oil production is the basis of the region's economy. The region has a lot of oil fields, the largest one is Tengiz, for the production and processing of oil, oily wastes and oil and gas engineering enterprise.
During the period of implementation of the Industrialization Map, 37 projects were launched, 2.8 thousand new jobs were created. In the current year due to the opening of new production in the real sector, small business development and the introduction of new social objects 7615 new jobs were created.
The share of the national gross product (GRP) of the region is 12.6%.