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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 […]

Genel Energy buys back Bonds at Discount

By John Lee. Genel Energy has decided to repurchase a nominal amount of USD 252.8 million of Bonds in connection with its recent Buy-Back Offer. The Bonds will be repurchased at the price offered by each bondholder up to and including 89.90% of par value. The Bonds are being repurchased at a weighted average price […]

Genel Energy Shares Bounce following Results

By John Lee. Shares in Genel Energy have bounced 7 percent from their recent lows this morning following the announcement of the company’s full-year results (below), and bond buy-back offer. Highlights The KRG’s February 2016 commitment to pay contractor export payments and address outstanding receivables led to a significant increase in cash proceeds during 2016 […]

Genel Energy announces Bond Buy-Back Offer

Genel Energy Holding Company Limited has announced a reverse tender offer (the ‘Buy-Back Offer’) to holders of Genel Energy Finance plc’s (‘the Issuer’) USD 730 million GENEL01 PRO senior unsecured callable bonds with ISIN NO0010710882 (the ‘Bonds’). All bondholders, subject to legal constraints, are invited to offer Bonds to the Company, being the sole shareholder […]

Genel Shares Dive on Taq Taq Reserves Writedown

Shares in Genel Energy closed down 14 percent on Tuesday after the company announced a $181-million writedown in the value of its flagship Taq Taq oilfield in Iraqi Kurdistan, in which it has a 44-percent working interest. In a statement, the company said: As previously stated, the Company commissioned an updated Competent Person’s Report (‘CPR’) […]

Genel Energy Updates on Miran and Bina Bawi Fields

Genel Energy has announced that it has finalised documentation of previously agreed terms of Amended and Restated Production Sharing Contracts (‘PSC’s) and Gas Lifting Agreements (‘GLA’s) for both the Miran and Bina Bawi gas fields. The Amended and Restated PSCs and GLAs for Miran and Bina Bawi incorporate the commercial terms as announced in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Former BG boss to take over from Hayward at Genel?

By John Lee. Sky News has learnt that the former head of BG Group, Chris Finlayson, is being lined up to take over from Tony Hayward as Chairman of Genel Energy‎. An appointment is unlikely to be finalised until sometime in the new year, and Genel is also considering other candidates for the role, according to […]