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DNO Commences Cash Sales to Kurdistan Local Market

DNO International ASA has redirected nearly one third of its crude oil production in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to sales to the domestic market in a move that will improve predictability and stability of its revenue stream. The Company recently signed contracts with three buyers for delivery of around 675,000 barrels of oil from […]

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Italian Minister Leads Delegation at Italian-Kurdistan Forum

Italy’s Minister of Economic Development Paolo Romani this week led a trade delegation representing more than 50 companies to the Kurdistan Region to participate in a high profile business conference. Minister Romani’s visit to Kurdistan was part of a broader trip to Iraq, and was organised to coincide with the Italian-Kurdistan Region Business Forum and […]

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Poland may Open Representative Office in Kurdistan

Poland’s Ambassador to Iraq Mr Stanislaw Smolen met KRG’s Head of Foreign Relations on Wednesday to discuss establishing a Polish representative office in the Kurdistan Region. Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Head of Foreign Relations, and Ambassador Smolen discussed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that is due to be signed between the […]

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Australia’s Ambassador Discusses Economic Ties with Kurdistan’s Leaders

Australia’s Ambassador to Iraq Ms Lyndall Sachs visited Erbil this week to exchange views with President Masoud Barzani and Prime Minister Barham Salih on political and economic developments and to discuss increasing economic relations. President Barzani met Ambassador Sachs, who reaffirmed Australia’s full support for a democratic and pluralistic Iraq and commended him on the […]

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Students from German Universities Visit Kurdistan

Students from various universities in Germany visited the Kurdistan Region recently as part of a fact finding mission. The visit by 14 students was organised by the Kurdistan Students Union in collaboration with Middle East Excursion (MEE), a project that aims to improve links between the Middle East and the international community, particularly with Germany. […]

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Update on DNO’s Kurdistan Operations

DNO International today [Wednesday] received a second payment of USD 60 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government in respect of oil exports from the Tawke field operated by the Company in northern Iraq. A first payment of USD 103.7 million was received in June 2011. The Company had previously reported temporary reductions in production from […]

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New Head of EU Delegation Visits Kurdistan

The new head of the European Union Delegation to Iraq, Ambassador Jana Hybášková, paid her first visit to the Kurdistan Region to discuss political and economic ties. In a meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, recent developments, the current programs and role of the EU in Iraq, and the relationship between the Kurdistan Regional […]

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False Reports of Suspension of Oil Exports from Kurdistan

Following reports that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) had suspended oil exports through the Iraq-Turkey pipeline, the KRG has issued the following statement: The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Kurdistan Regional Government would like to state that there has been no policy decision for suspending oil exports from Kurdistan via the Iraq-Turkey pipeline. Over […]

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Genel Energy Plans Acquisitions in Iraqi Kurdistan

Tony Hayward (pictured), the Chief Executive Officer of Genel Energy Plc, a group formed via a merger of Vallares Plc and Turkey’s Genel Enerji, said he plans acquisitions in Iraqi Kurdistan. Reuters reports that the former boss of BP told reporters in Istanbul that the company plans to make the acquisitions with its $2.2 billion […]

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