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moving crude by rail in Kazakhstan

Transporting crude oil from Kazakhstan's giant Tengiz Field is a massive undertaking. While the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) is the major transporter of Tengiz crude, Chevron’s affiliate Tengizchevroil (TCO) runs a vital alternative route to market: the TCO railroad -- one of the world's largest, if not the largest, private shortline railroads.

Chevron Provides Further Detail on the Future Growth Project at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan

Chevron Corporation today reports that its affiliate Tengizchevroil LLP expects to enter front-end engineering and design in 2012 for an expansion project to increase total daily production between 250,000 and 300,000 barrels.