DFF - Mawy Kenar Environmental Remediation Project (EBRD-51217)

  • Turkmenistan
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  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Voting Date
Jul 28, 2020
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  • Climate and Environment
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 12.90 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 13.40 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Aug 8, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Aug 3, 2020

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Project Description

According to EBRD website, EBRD is going to provide up to US$ 12.9 million to joint venture Mawy Kenar JVC, with a purpose of implementing  the legacy of oil production activities in the Balkan region of Turkmenistan.


 Mawy Kenar JVC use this investment for the capital needs and to acquire a mobile sludge treatment unit. The financing  will also address the impact of Covid-19 on the company operations. The EBRD's support including with the project development and implementation will allow Mawy Kenar to build a solid base in Turkmenistan, becoming a profitable environmental remediation services provider that adheres to the highest standards and best practices and potentially expand its operations in the region


Up to US$ 12.9 million senior secured loan to Mawy Kenar in two tranches:

(i)Tranche 1:US$ 2.5 million for working capital needs.

(ii)Tranche 2: US$ 10.4 million for capital expenditure financing.


USD 13,400,000.00


Categorised B (ESP 2014). The proposed project involves a loan to Mawy Kenar Company for financing the working capital and acquisition of a mobile sludge treatment unit. Mawy Kenar is a provider of environmental remediation services, with specific focus on the clean-up of oil contaminated fields - a legacy of oil production activities in the Balkan region of Turkmenistan. The project activities will take place in brownfield areas within an existing environmental footprint and zone of degradation. 



Investment Description
Private Actors Description


Mawy Kenar Joint Venture Company is a limited liability company organised and existing in Turkmenistan and owned by Gazyk IE, Benel Technical Services Inc (of Canada) and Hazar Balyk OJSC.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Mawy Kenar, JVC Client -

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Company Contact Information

Bezirgen Orazov
Ataturk str. Berkarar Business Centre. 6th Floor. Ashgabat, Turkmenistan