Nova Drilling



Our company carries out core drilling of vertical and inclined wells on geological cross sections of any complexity with a depth of up to 1200 m, to RC drilling, and provides geological support.

The industrial and technical base is located in Astana, which makes it possible to mobilize in the shortest possible time to work sites on the territory of Kazakhstan.

Our company has highly qualified personnel with the knowledge and experience of drilling at various geological cross-sections.

Our services

Core drilling

RC drilling

Geological support

Well Logging


of work

Core drilling

15 000


RC drilling

20 000


Kaisar Kozhamuratov

Financial Director

Kaisar Kozhamuratov was born in Aktobe, Kazakhstan. Graduated from Kazakhstan institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP). He began his career in 2004 as an auditor at LLP «Accounting and Audit». In different years worked in JSC «Center for marketing-analytical research», in the direction of outsourcing non-core activities of major Kazakhstan companies and JSC «National Innovation Fund», supervised over a number of investment projects.

Since 2006, continued his activities in the field of Geology and subsoil use, in the newly created investment company LLP «CNRG Capital» focused on the exploration and production of minerals.

Since 2011 worked as a Deputy Head of the Republican center for geological information «Kazgeoinform» Committee of Geology and subsoil use of Ministry of industry and new technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In August 2012, he was invited to the position of Managing Director of investments and subsoil use at JSC «National exploration company «Kazgeology» of the Ministry of Investments and Development of Kazakhstan. The main function was to attract large international mining companies to Kazakhstan. Over a period of years in the field of Geology and mineral resources, he undertook several significant deals («Rio Tinto», LLP «Iluka Exploration Kazakhstan», «Korea Resources Corporation» and «Ulmus Fund (Germany)» and etc.) to attract investments in geological exploration of the Republic of Kazakhstan to more than $ 40 million us dollars, he was a member of the Board of Directors of subsidiary companies.

Said Sultanov

Commercial Director

Said Sultanov was born in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Graduated from University College London (UCL) with a degree in Economics & Business. In 2006 started his working career in «Brendan Wood International First Intelligence» in Toronto, Canada. After that, in 2008 was appointed as Regional Director of «Stans Energy Corp» Canadian junior mining company with rear earth mining assets in Central Asia. As part of the executive team, Said was responsible for the IPO on TSX-V and acquisitions of assets in Central Asia.

In 2013 as the Deputy Head of «Kazgeoinform», Kazakhstan’s government geological data center of the Committee of Geology and Subsoil Use of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies. Said was the project initiator and project manager of Kazakhstan’s entrance into “CRIRSCO” code; development of interactive online GIS map of minerals and development of airborne geophysical surveys.

In 2015 was appointed as General Director of «KazGeotech» joint project of state-owned exploration company «Kazgeology» and «Geotech Ltd» Canadian airborne geophysical company. Being the head of «KazGeotech» conducted airborne geophysical survey on areas more than 50 000, and electromagnetic helicopter survey of over 5 500 line km. The clients included government and multinational corporations that are actively involved in geological exploration in Kazakhstan.

Damir Kyzyr

General Director

Damir Kyzyr was born in East Kazakhstan Region. He completed his Master’s Degree of Oil and Gas Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada on President’s scholarship «Bolashak» in 2012. In 2008 he got a Degree of Oil and Gas Engineering at KNRTU after K. I. Satpayev in Almaty.

He started his career in 2012 at the Republican Center of geological information «Kazgeoinform» of the Committee of Geology and Subsoil Use of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan where he started his way from Geoinformation Support Engineer to the Head of Service. He participated in the implementation of international project on introduction of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) standards in Kazakhstan and in the implementation of «Eurasian Geoportal» project.

During April-August 2014, he was doing an internship at the Department of industrial and innovation development of Prime Minister office of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the basis of recommendation from the Management of Committee of Geology and Subsoil use and RCGI «Kazgeoinform». From August 2014 to August 2015 – has been a chief expert at the Administration for development of Investment cooperation in the field of subsoil use of Subsoil Use Department of the Ministry of Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Rifat Khaidarov

Drill Site Supervisor

Rifat Rizayevich was born in the village of Yanaul, Yanaulsky district, Republic of Bashkortostan. He graduated from the Miass Geological Prospecting College, specializing in Technology of Exploration of Mineral Deposits. He began his career in 1991 as a drilling master, drill rig operator at OOO Bagdalinskaya GRE. In the following years he worked in LLP "Asbestovaya Exploration Party", LLP Perspectiva "Chelyabinsk Drilling Company", AIDD Group, LLP "Altyn Zhyek" - Yubileynoye deposit, LLC "Chelyabinsk Drilling Company - Voronezh deposit and others".

The general experience of labor activity is more than 17 years. He worked with foreign drill rigs (LF-90, LM-75D, CDH-1600, CDH-3000, Wirts-1500), as well as SKB-4, SKB-5, ZIF-650, URB-3AM, URB-2A rigs.

He worked in East Kazakhstan at the gold deposit Bakyrchik, in Central Kazakhstan, in the Kostanay region on an asbestos career and in Western Kazakhstan.

Asan Darayev


Assan Darayev was born in Jezkazgan, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan.

Graduated from Kazakh National Technical University on a specialty «Geological survey, searching and exploration», and the Institute of Estimation. Assan Darayev – a leading expert with twenty years of experience in government and private sectors in geological sphere. From 2007 to 2012 he was an active Member of the State Commission for Mineral Reserves of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2011 he was appointed Head of the Department of Information on mineral resources of the Committee of Geology and Subsoil use of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In 2014 he was appointed Director of Department of Design and prospective development at JSC National Geological Prospecting Company «Kazgeology». Since 2015 is a member of the international professional association of Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG).

Abylgazin Adil

General Director

Adil Abylgazin was born in Semipalatinsk, East-Kazakhstan region, Kazakhstan. He graduated from Semipalatinsk Geological Prospecting College in 2006 with a specialization in Geological Survey, Prospecting and Exploration of Mineral Deposits. In 2009, graduated Kazakh National Technical University, with a specialization in "Geological survey, prospecting and exploration of mineral deposits". He has more than eleven years of experience in geological exploration organizations in the private sector and the national company Kazgeology.

He started his labor activity in 2006 in the leading oil service company "Schlumberger logelco inc." As an Expert in inclined drilling. Since 2008, he worked in the company "Asem Tas N" LLP as the Chief of the Detachment, also served as the Head of the Party.

Worked as a geologist in the National Geological Prospecting Company of Kazgeologiya JSC from 2012 He was involved in the implementation of projects on iron, copper, gold, chromite ores, a number of which was successfully approved by the State Reserves Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He has an experience of working on projects of rare earth elements. He was a responsible executor for a number of budget projects for gold.