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TAQA Buys into Atrush Block

By John Lee. General Exploration Partners (GEP) has signed a purchase and sale agreement to sell 53.2% of its participating interest in the Atrush Block to Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (“TAQA”). In conjunction with the sale, Aspect Energy International, LLC will divest itself of any interest in GEP, leaving ShaMaran Ventures B.V. (a […]

ShaMaran Petroleum Rises on Iraq Update

Shares in ShaMaran Petroleum (TSX VENTURE:SNM) rose 8% today following an update on its Atrush-1 exploration well in Kurdistan. The well was spudded on October 5, 2010 and 9 5/8″ intermediate pipe was set after logging the Jurassic section to the top of Kurrachine at a depth of approximately 2,230 metres. Drilling operations have progressed […]

ShaMaran Buys Into Major Oil Project in Kurdistan

ShaMaran Petroleum, the Canadian oil and gas company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Aspect Energy International to acquire a one third stake in General Exploration Partners, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aspect. The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq (“KRG”) and GEP are parties to a Production Sharing Contract dated November […]