It has been two years today since 25 school children simultaneously fell ill in the village of Berezovka in western Kazakhstan. They were poisoned by toxic emissions from an accident at the massive Karachaganak oil and gas field, located 5 kilometers from their village.
After almost 15 years of struggle, the village of Berezovka, in Western Kazakhstan, is finally being located away from the toxic Karachaganak Oil and Gas Condensate Field.
After fifteen years of struggle, the village of Berezovka, in western Kazakhstan, will be relocated away from the toxic Karachaganak Oil and Gas Condensate Field.
The film “Karachaganak: Children in Exchange for Oil” describes the tragedy that took place the morning of November 28, 2014 in the Kazakhstani village of Berezovka, when dozens of children were poisoned during morning classes.
Crude Accountability presents the film, “Five Kilometers of Indifference”, which the villagers’ of Berezovka in western Kazakhstan struggle for relocation from their dangerous proximity to one of the world’s largest oil and gas condensate fields: Karachaganak. Karachaganak is being developed by the consortium Karachaganak Petroleum Operating, B.V. (KPO), which comprises the companies BG Group (United Kingdom), ENI (Italy), Chevron (USA), Lukoil (Russia), and Kazgmunaigaz (Kazakhstan).