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WesternZagros Up on Possible “Eye-Popping” Increase

By John Lee. Shares in WesternZagros Resources were up 8 percent in early trading on Wednesday following the announcement of its operating and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Commenting on the first quarter results and subsequent events, WesternZagros’s Chief Executive Officer Simon Hatfield (pictured) said: “There have been several key […]

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Oil Find Declared Commercial, Shares Fall

Shares in WesternZagros Resources fell 12 percent on Thursday following the announcement that it has completed a revised resources assessment of its Kurdamir Oligocene reservoir in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and there are no material changes. On the Garmian Block, declaration of commerciality has been filed, the Baram-1 exploration well has discovered light oil, […]

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WesternZagros Plunges on Kurdamir Results

By John Lee. Shares in WesternZagros Resources closed 27 percent down on Wednesday following what the company described as “unexpected results” from its Kurdamir-3 well. The company has completed the first two drill stem tests (DST #1 and DST #2) on the Kurdamir-3 well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The first Kurdamir-3 test, DST […]

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WesternZagros Q1 Results and Updates

WesternZagros Resources announced today its operating and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013, and additional key highlights and activities to date. Commenting on the first quarter results and subsequent events, WesternZagros’s Chief Executive Officer, Simon Hatfield (pictured) said, “Our twin goals of increasing proven resources and production potential are our main […]

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WesternZagros Starts Garmian Drilling

By John Lee. WesternZagros Resources has announced that it has started its latest Garmian Block drilling program in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The Mil Qasim Upper Bakhtiari-1 well was spudded on May 19, 2013. This is the first of a planned three-well program to test the potential of the shallow Upper Bakhtiari Formation. With […]

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WesternZagros Announces Final Results

WesternZagros Resources today announced its operating and financial results for the year end ended December 31, 2012, and additional key highlights and activities to date. With tremendous exploration success and solid operational execution in 2012, WesternZagros moved well ahead on its mission to be recognized as one of the leading junior oil and gas companies […]

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WesternZagros Spuds Kurdamir-3

WesternZagros Resources has spudded the latest well of its extensive exploration and appraisal program in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Drilling began on the Kurdamir-3 appraisal well on the Kurdamir Block on February 22, 2013. 3D seismic surveys are also underway on both the Kurdamir and Garmian Blocks, and preparations are progressing for the three […]

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WesternZagros Revises Resource Estimates

WesternZagros Resources has conducted further analysis of the results from the Kurdamir-2 well and provides a revision of its resource estimates for the Oligocene reservoir in the Kurdamir Block, as well as an update for the adjacent Oligocene reservoir in the Baram prospect on the Garmian Block. On the Baram prospect, the total mean estimate […]

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WesternZagros Awards Contract for 2 High-Spec Rigs

By John Lee. WesternZagros Resources has awarded a contract for two 2,000 horse-power drilling rigs with a leading North American drilling contractor. The two rigs have been contracted to drill the Hasira-1 well, the Baram-1 well and subsequent wells on the Company’s Garmian Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The drilling services contract was […]

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