Tag Archives | Fishkhabour

Peshkabir Production Pushes 50,000 bpd

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced production at the Peshkabir field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq has ramped up to 50,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd), meeting the end-2018 target ahead of schedule and below budget. One of two recently completed wells, Peshkabir-7, is producing over 10,000 bopd from […]

Shaikan Crude Oil Sales Agreement Signed

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that a crude oil sales agreement has been signed between Gulf Keystone Petroleum International Ltd (“GKPI”), on behalf of the Shaikan contractors, and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Under the agreement, the KRG will purchase Shaikan crude oil at the monthly average Dated Brent oil price minus a total […]

New Pipeline to Export Kirkuk Oil via Ceyhan

By John Lee. Iraq’s Oil Ministry has announced that it will build a new pipeline from Baiji to Fishkabur, enabling Kirkuk oil to be exported again from Turkey’s Ceyhan port (pictured). Kirkuk’s oil was previously being exported via the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) pipeline to Ceyhan, but this has been on hold since Baghdad took […]

Shaikan Crude to be Exported by Truck

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP), operator of the Shaikan Field in Iraqi Kurdistan, has said the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) is to begin exporting all Shaikan crude production via trucks to Turkey, from the end of February. Subsequently, no Shaikan crude will be injected into the Kirkuk-Ceyhan export pipeline at Fishkhabour, until […]

DNO ‘Laying Foundation for More Investments in KRI’

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today reported record oil and gas output in 2015 though the company’s results were impacted by the sharp drop in world oil prices. Operated production was up 23 percent last year to 144,200 barrels of oil equivalent per day while revenues dropped to USD 187 million in […]

Genel gives Update on Trading and Ops

By John Lee. Genel Energy has issued the following trading and operations update in advance of the Company’s half-year 2015 results, which are scheduled for release on 6 August 2015. Tony Hayward, newly-appointed Chairman of Genel, said: “Production has grown rapidly in the first half of the year, increasing 41% year on year, with operational […]

Video: Kurdish Forces Keep Iraqi Troops from Syrian Border

By John Lee. Iraqi Kurdish security forces have prevented Iraqi government soldiers from reaching a disputed area that borders Syria, according to this video from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera’s Omar Al Saleh reports from the Fishkhabour border crossing between Iraq and Syria: (Source: AlJazeera)