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It is the policy of GGS- Khazar LLC (PGSK) to conduct its activities in such a way as to:

  • Consider primarily the health and safety of its employees, contractors, and any third parties who may be affected;
  • Provide a system of safe working practices and safe working environment in both ship and shoreside operations;
  • Protect and prevent pollution of the environment, whilst seeking improvements in the efficient use of natural resources, comply with the legislative HSE requirements;
  • Ensure that health, safety, and environment (HSE) issues have equal status with all other primary business objectives.

GGSK pursues this policy through Company strategies and action plans, supported by visible management commitment and through the individual contributions of all employees.

All GGSK managers, are accountable for the health and safety of those working under their control. Their responsibilities include promotion and implementation of PGSK policies, continuous development of job skills, systems, and procedures, in full understanding of the importance of Health, Safety, and Environmental Protection.

GGSK policies seek to incorporate guidance from OGP safety documents. Generally, the most stringent standards prevail.

Our goal is zero accidents, injuries, and cases of ill health.


  • GGSK seeks to conduct their activities in such a way as to avoid harm to the health of their employees and third parties;
  • GGSK implements necessary measures to maintain the continued good health of its  employees;
  • GGSK provides appropriate training in health-related matters, and assures its employees that disclosures of medical conditions are treated with confidentiality.


  • GGSK conducts its activities on the principle that all injuries are preventable and will actively promote a high standard of safety.
  • GGSK is committed to creating a safe system of work to reduce the risk of work-related injuries and to providing adequate resources for safe equipment, training, and, as appropriate, personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • GGSK encourages employees to evaluate assigned tasks and participate in HSE meetings to resolve problems and difficulties in a positive, productive and safe manner.

It is important that employees understand that their managers expect them to conduct themselves in a safe and proper manner while carrying out their tasks. This is an integral part of the employee evaluation and is one of the main employment conditions.


GGS- Khazar LLC  will further:

  • Pursue in its operations progressive reductions of emission, effluents, and discharges of waste materials that are known to have a negative impact on the environment;
  • Aim to provide products and services supported with practical advice that, when used in accordance with this advice, will not cause injury or undue effects on the environment;
  • Promote the protection of all natural and cultural environments that might be affected by the development of its activities and seek continuous improvement in the efficient use of natural resources and energy.

Safety and Quality

GGSK possesses International Certificates:

  • ISO 9001 (Quality Management System);
  • ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System);
  • OHSAS 18001 (Health and Safety Management System).



Company HSE Policy

General Director HSE Policy Statement

Relevant information
  1. The change of the owner was in June 5th, 2015.Geo Energy Group LLC being one of the major geological and geophysical holdings in Kazakhstan became 100% owner and the main partner of GGS-Khazar.In this regard the company was rebranded. For the present moment the full name of the company is a limited liability company Global Geophysical Services Khazar, abbreviated company name - in Russian and GGS-Khazar LLC in English. Please see the changes in Logo
  2. GGS-Khazar LLC is a legal successor of PGS-Khazar LLC and is liable for its debts and agreements. The previous resources as fleet, equipment, and personnel are kept the same. The vessels, hull and geophysical equipment have undergone regular preventive maintenance during out-of-season 2015-2016. The vessels have ship class survey with RMRS, amendments are made in ship documentation with regard to free navigation up to the spring 2017. The company is exploring its participation in different tenders from HRS and acoustic surveys to 3D4C acquisition.

The Company opportunities can be extended by attracting if necessary the parent company resources including onshore and offshore facilities.

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