Tag Archives | Barda Rash

Afren Forced into Administration

By John Lee. London-listed oil explorer Afren has been forced into administration. Crisis management consultants from AlixPartners were brought in after the company failed to find financial backers to meet a growing cash crisis. In a statement to the markets, the company said: “The board believes that all the possible routes have now been explored […]

Afren Slumps on Barda Rash Downgrade

By John Lee. Shares in Afren plc have fallen more than 20 percent on Monday morning, after the company provided the following update in relation to its sixty percent working interest in the Barda Rash field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq: An updated Competent Person’s Report (CPR) of Barda Rash, carried out as part […]

Afren Falls on Management Statement

By John Lee. Shares in oil explorer Afren fell by more than 5 percent on Thursday morning as the company’s output failed to meet expectations due to installation delays, repair work and adverse weather. In its Interim Management Statement, the company gave the following update on its operations in Iraq: “On 2 October 2014, Afren […]

Afren Resumes Operations at Barda Rash

By John Lee. Afren has announced that, following an improvement in the security situation in the border region of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, it has begun the process of returning staffing levels to normal at the Barda Rash field with a view to resuming drilling and production activities as soon as possible with the […]

Afren Announces Half Yearly Results

By John Lee. Afren have released their Half-yearly Results for the six months ended 30 June 2014 and an update on its operations year-to-date 2014, in accordance with the reporting requirements of the EU Transparency Directive.  Below is a summary of their Iraq operations and general financial results. Information contained within this release is un-audited […]

Afren Operations Suspends Operations at Barda Rash

By John Lee. Afren plc has taken the precautionary step to temporarily suspend operations at the Barda Rash field in light of heightened regional security related issues. Working with its local security advisors, Afren is implementing a phased withdrawal of non-essential field personnel from the Barda Rash field. All other Afren operations in the Kurdistan […]

Afren Announce Full Year Results

By John Lee. Afren have announced their full year results for 2013, highlighting what they describe as record revenues and cash flows, production ahead of guidance, continued exploration success and significant balance sheet strength. Included here are the company results for their work in the Kurdish region of Iraq. You can see more detail on […]

Afren Updates on Iraqi Operations

By John Lee. Shares in Afren were trading up more than 3 percent on Thursday afternoon following the release of the company’s Interim Management Statement, which included the following update on its Iraqi operations: Barda Rash On 8 July 2013 Afren commenced preliminary crude oil sales from the Barda Rash PSC to the local market. […]

Afren Updates on Kurdistan Operations

By John Lee. As part of its half-year results, Afren has issued the following update on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: Barda Rash Approximately 18,800 barrels of oil were held in storage during 1H 2013. Preliminary crude oil sales to the local market have commenced with initial sales of 1,300 bopd achieved since 8 July […]

Afren Chairman Updates on Operations

By John Lee. At today’s AGM of Afren, which has operations (pictured) at Barda Rash in Kurdistan, the Chairman Egbert Imomoh opened the meeting with the following statement: Our vision to be the leading independent upstream Exploration and Production (E&P) Company in each of the areas we operate is underpinned by a clear and consistent […]

Afren Shares Up on Interim Mgt Statement

Shares in Afren have risen more than 5 percent since the publication of its Interim Management Statement on Thursday. In the statement, the company gave the following update on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: Barda Rash As part of the phased development of the field, Afren initiated production operations in August 2012 producing its first […]

Afren Shares Up on Trading Statement

By John Lee. Afren plc‘s trading statement and operations update includes the following review of its activities in Iraqi Kurdistan. Shares in the company closed up 2.7 percent: Barda Rash Having commenced an extensive testing programme at the BR-1 well in July 2012 and establishing oil rates in excess of 6,000 bopd of 28° to […]