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DNO Reports Payment for Tawke Deliveries

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today reported receipt of USD 46.15 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) as payment towards January 2017 crude oil deliveries to the export market from the Tawke field. The funds, to be shared pro-rata by DNO and partner Genel Energy plc, include USD 38.70 million toward […]

DNO to Step Up Drilling Campaign in Kurdistan

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced a stepped up drilling campaign in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and the Sultanate of Oman on the back of 2016 operating profits and improved payments for exports from its flagship Tawke field in Kurdistan. The Company also released its annual reserves report which showed […]

Genel Energy: Tawke Reserves Update

Genel Energy plc notes that DNO ASA, as operator of the Tawke field (Genel 25% working interest), has today published updated estimates of Tawke field reserves. At 31 December 2016, Tawke gross proved (1P) reserves are estimated by DNO ASA at 348 mmbbls, compared to 387 mmbbls at year-end 2015. At 31 December 2016, gross […]

Payments Received for Tawke and Taq Taq Oil Exports

By John Lee. DNO ASA, the operator of the Tawke field, and its partner Genel Energy, have announced that they have received a payment of $35.45 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) as payment towards November 2016 crude oil deliveries to the export market from the Tawke field. The payment reflects full settlement of […]

DNO, Genel receive Payment for Tawke Deliveries

By John Lee. DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today reported receipt of USD 8.41 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government as payment towards June 2016 crude oil deliveries to the export market from the Tawke field. The payment completes settlement of the total invoiced amount for June 2016 of USD 38.41 million, […]

DNO Strikes Oil at Peshkabir

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, has announced that the Peshkabir-2 well currently drilling in the Kurdistan region of Iraq has discovered oil in the Cretaceous horizon in the southern flank of the Peshkabir field. The well flowed at a stable rate of 3,800 barrels of 28° API oil per day on a […]

Sinopec considers Bid for GKP

By John Lee. Bloomberg reports that Sinopec — the state-owned China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation — is considering a takeover of the recently restructured Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP). The news agency cites un-named sources as saying that the world’s biggest refiner is working with advisers and has made an approach to the company, which was […]

Hawrami Defends KRG Treatment of IOCs

By Padraig O’Hannelly. The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Minister of Natural Resources, Dr Ashti Hawrami (pictured), has defended the KRG’s treatment of oil companies in the Region. This follows criticism by the head of Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO, which operates the Tawke block, at CWC Group’s Kurdistan-Iraq Oil & Gas Conference in London. Executive […]

DNO Considers Revised Offer for GKP

By John Lee. Norway’s DNO has stated that its July 2016 proposal to acquire Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has expired, “as certain conditions to the recent financial restructuring set by Gulf Keystone itself appear not to have been met.” In a statement, the company said: “Given the resulting uncertainties about Gulf Keystone’s asset, commercial oulook […]

First Phase of New Tawke Drilling Campaign Completed

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced a third consecutive quarter of operating profits and the completion of the first phase of the 2016-2017 drilling campaign at the Company’s flagship Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Four new production wells at Tawke, three of which targeted the shallow Jeribe reservoir […]

Further Payment Received for Tawke Oil Exports

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today reported receipt of USD 31.33 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government as payment towards August crude oil deliveries to the export market from the Tawke field. The funds, to be shared pro-rata by DNO and partner Genel Energy plc, include USD 26.27 million toward the monthly […]

New Production Wells at Tawke Oil Field

By John Lee. Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO has announced the completion of three new production wells at the Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, as part of a stepped up drilling program kicked off in July 2016. The Tawke-31 well, targeting the main Cretaceous reservoir will be brought on production following […]