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Dragon Oil Updates on Operations

By John Lee. In its 2014 Full-Year Results, Dragon Oil gave the following update on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: On 10 September 2014, the partners in Block 9 in Iraq, Dragon Oil (30%) and Kuwait Energy (70% and operator), announced their first oil discovery at the consortium’s first target, the Mishrif formation, reached at […]

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Broker Tips Petroceltic

By John Lee. Shares in Petroceltic plc were trading up nearly 4 percent on Tuesday, following a positive note from a London-based broker. Peel Hunt analyst James Carmichael claims that near-term drilling in Iraqi Kurdistan could significantly increase Petroceltic’s resource base. Proactiveinvestors says the broker has a ‘buy’ recommendation and a 202p price target for […]

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Dragon Oil to Accelerate Evaluation of Faihaa-1

By John Lee. In its Trading Statement this morning, Dragon Oil issued the following update on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: “On 10 September 2014, the partners in Block 9 in Iraq, Dragon Oil (30%) and Kuwait Energy (70% and operator), announced their first oil discovery at the consortium’s first target, the Mishrif formation, reached […]

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Dragon Oil Updates on Iraq Operations

By John Lee. As part of its Drilling and Production Update this morning, Dragon Oil made the following statement about its operations in Iraq: In December 2014, the consortium of Dragon Oil (30%) and Kuwait Energy (70% and operator) reported their second oil reservoir discovery at Block 9 in Iraq. The successful discovery was at […]

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New Oil Discovery at Block 9

Kuwait Energy has announced that the consortium comprised of Kuwait Energy (70% and operator) and Dragon Oil (30%) has made its second oil discovery at ‘Block 9‘, Iraq. The successful discovery was at the consortium’s second target, the Yamama formation at 4,000 meters, in its Block 9 exploration well, ‘Faihaa-1’, located in Northern Basra, Iraq. […]

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Petroceltic Shares Slump, CEO Increases Stake

By John Lee. Dragon Oil said on Monday that it was backing out of plans to make an offer of 230 pence a share for Irish operator Petroceltic, which has interests in Iraqi Kurdistan. Shares in Petroceltic closed down 35 percent at 112.45 pence on Monday, 50 percent below their recent peak. Chief Executive Brian […]

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Demining Continues at Block 9

By John Lee. In its Interim Management Statement on Tuesday, Dragon Oil gave the following update on its Iraqi operations: “On 10 September 2014, the consortium comprised of Kuwait Energy (70% and operator) and Dragon Oil (30%) reported its first oil discovery at Block 9, Iraq. “The successful discovery was at the consortium’s first target, […]

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More Detailed Testing planned for Mishrif

By John Lee. In its Drilling and Production Update issued today (Friday), Dragon Oil has said that it plans more detailed testing at its Mishrif site: “On 10 September 2014, the consortium comprised of Kuwait Energy (70% and operator) and Dragon Oil (30%) reported its first oil discovery at Block 9, Iraq. “The successful discovery […]

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Petroceltic Shares Surge on Possible Offer

By John Lee. Shares in Irish-based Petroceltic International have risen more than 20 percent on Monday following the announcement of that the company is in detailed discussions regarding a possible offer to be made by Dragon Oil. With the support of the Board and management team of Petroceltic, Dragon Oil has completed an extensive confirmatory […]

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Oil Discovered at Block 9

By John Lee. Shares in Dragon Oil closed up 0.2 percent on Wednesday following the discovery of oil at Block 9. Kuwait Energy, Dragon Oil’s partner in Block 9, issued the following update on the exploration well, Faihaa-1, being drilled in the block: Kuwait Energy announces that the consortium comprised of Kuwait Energy (70% and […]

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Dragon Oil Updates on Iraq Operations

By John Lee. In its interim financial and operational results for the period ended 30th June 2014, Dragon Oil gave the following update on its operations in Iraq: In Iraq, the consortium of Dragon Oil (30%) and Kuwait Energy Corporation (70% and operator) is drilling an exploration well. The well is targeting two prospective reservoirs, […]

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Dragon Oil Completes Environmental Assessment

By John Lee. In a Trading Statement on Tuesday, Dragon Oil gave the following update on its operations in Iraq: In Iraq, the consortium of Dragon Oil (30%) and Kuwait Energy Corporation (70% and operator) is drilling an exploration well. The well is targeting two prospective reservoirs, which, in case of a discovery, are expected […]

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