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DNO’s Kurdistan Output Dips in November

DNO reports a working interest (WI) production of 9,883 bopd in November. The November net entitlement production was 6,355 bopd at an average realized oil price of USD 62 per barrel. As the local sales from the Tawke field recommenced in the beginning of December, the Company expects a WI production of around 20,000 bopd […]

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Kurdish Oil Minister Sees Exports Early 2011

The Minister for Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government, Ashti Hawrami, told Reuters that he expected talks in Baghdad on the formation of a new government to lead to an imminent breakthrough on the issue of oil exports from Kurdistan. “I am confident that the leadership between Kurdistan and Baghdad will address these issues […]

DNO Raises Funds, Directors Buy Shares

DNO International ASA, the first foreign company to pump oil in Iraq since the 1970s, has raised 360 million Norwegian kroner ($60 million) to fund exploration drilling and license acquisitions. DNO sold 45 million shares at 8 kroner each, a 5.8 percent discount from the previous closing price. The offering was oversubscribed, the company said. […]


DNO Chief: New Iraqi Govt Positive for Kurdish Oil Exports

Bloomberg reports that DNO International ASA, the Norwegian Oil company with operations in Iraqi Kurdistan,  regards the formation of a new government in Iraq as an “important milestone” in paving the way for the resumption of oil exports from the Kurdish region. “Getting a government in place is a necessary step for this process to […]

Genel Enerji Sells Iraq Oilfield Stakes for $175m

Turkish oil company Genel Enerji AS has reportedly agreed to sell part of its stake in three northern Iraq oilfields to South Korea’s UI Energy Corp. for more than $175 million [210 billion Iraqi dinars]. BusinessWeek reports that Genel Enerji will sell 5 percent stakes in the Dohuk and Tawke fields and 10 percent of […]

Court Rules in DNO Arbitration re Kurdistan

The London Court of International Arbitration has disclosed the award in the arbitration proceedings between DNO Iraq AS, a subsidiary of DNO International ASA (DNO), and certain third party interests in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The award, which is conditional, does not specify any figure of damages to be paid by DNO, but rather […]

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 […]

Sales and Cash-Flow Up at DNO

Sales and cash-flow were up at Norwegian oil producer DNO in the second quarter of 2010, but its shares are down 0.8% this morning on the Norwegian bourse. The company, which has significant operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, issued the following statement: DNO International ASA achieved an EBITDA of NOK 171 million [$27.8m] from total sales […]

DNO: New Director Not Taking Up Position

Based on a proposal from RAK Petroleum PCL and after consultation with other shareholders, the Board of DNO International recommended to the General Meeting (AGM) on 17 June 2010 that Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad and Ms. Shelley Watson be elected as new members of the Board of Directors. DNO has received the following statement from Dr. […]

DNO Stock Surges on RAK Petroleum Bid Talk

Iraqi oil producer DNO International ASA (DNO.OL) leapt to a 14-month high on Wednesday, following reports that Emirates-based RAK Petroleum may bid for the 70 percent in the Norwegian company it does not already own. DNO was the first Western company to drill for oil in Iraq following the U.S.-led invasion and although it cannot […]