Tag Archives | Bastora

DNO Joins ExxonMobil on Baeshiqa License

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced an agreement with ExxonMobil to join the Baeshiqa [Bashiqa, Bashika] license in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. DNO will assume operatorship of the license with a 40 percent paying (32 percent net) interest, acquiring one-half of ExxonMobil’s position. ExxonMobil retains a 40 percent paying (32 […]

DNO Shares Hit New Record

By John Lee. Shares in DNO International, the Norwegian oil and gas company with significant interests in Iraqi Kurdistan, were trading up 5.4 percent on Thursday morning after the company announced third quarter 2013 net profit of NOK 282 million [$45 million] on operating revenue of NOK 810 million [$130 million]. The shares are now […]

DNO Updates on Tawke Testing

DNO International announced today that it has commenced extensive testing of the Tawke-23 exploration well in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The well is the second horizontal well drilled by the Company in the Tawke field and has encountered continuous oil shows within a 930 metre horizontal section in the main Cretaceous reservoir. The test […]

DNO Updates on Kurdistan Operations

Norwegian oil producer DNO issued a report today (Monday) on the status on its activities in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Summail-1 exploration well update The Summail-1 exploration well was spudded on 19 April 2011. The well has now been drilled ca. 25 meters into the Cretaceous interval and hydrocarbon shows were detected while drilling. An […]

DNO Sees Oil-Flow at Bastora

DNO has reported oil flow at its Bastora-1 site in Iraqi Kurdistan. Drilling of exploration well Bastora-1 in the Erbil license commenced on 7 September. The well has been drilled to total depth of 3,600 meters. As previously reported hydrocarbons were observed while drilling through several of the prospective intervals. Two tests were undertaken in […]

Production Up at DNO’s Kurdistan Oilfield

DNO’s shares were up 0.9% in mid-morning trading on the Oslo stock exchange, following the release of July production figures. DNO’s working interest production increased from 23,478 bopd in June to 27,279 bopd in July, and net entitlement production increased from 15,135 to 17,621 bopd. The increase is mainly due to higher deliveries of crude […]