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Genel Completes Acquisition of Miran Block

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that closing has taken place on its acquisition of the remaining 49 per cent participating interest in the Miran exploration block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. On 12 November 2012, Genel Energy announced that Heritage Oil issued the Exchange Repayment Notice signifying its intention to repay the […]

Genel Takes Control of Miran Block

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that it will take an extra 49 percent of the Miran Block in Iraqi Kurdistan as repayment for a $294 million loan issued in August to Heritage Oil. The company previously acquired a 26 percent working interest in the Miran Block from Heritage on 23 August 2012, taking […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

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Heritage Oil Update on Miran West-3 Exploration Well

Heritage Oil has successfully drilled and tested the Miran West-3 well. The well is situated in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, drilling has been taking place since August 2011, ir has successfully reached a total depth of 3,528 metres after encountering the primary gas bearing reservoir interval in the Jurassic. Testing of the main Jurassic […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

Advertising Feature Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you the latest Iraq Market Tracker report from Dunia Frontier Consultants. The market tracker highlights the activities and market performance of a basket of publicly traded firms who derive a significant percentage of their revenues from operations in Iraq, but are traded on foreign exchanges: a […]

KRG Denies Wrongdoing in UK Market Abuse Probe

Last week we reported that Ian Hannam, a top advisor at JPMorgan Chase, has stepped down to appeal a £450,000 ($720,000) fine from the UK’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) for disclosing inside information about a potential offer for Heritage Oil, as well as news of an oil find. Reuters’ sources  claim that the email recipient […]

Heritage and Genel Up on Miran West-3 Update

Shares in Heritage Oil reversed their recent downward trend with a 10.9% gain on Tuesday, following the company’s update on it’s Miran West-3 well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (“Kurdistan”). Shares in partner company Genel Energy closed the day up 1.2%. Highlights Testing of a reservoir interval above the main Jurassic reservoir resulted in […]

Heritage Commences Drilling at Miran East-1

Heritage Oil has announced that it has commenced drilling the Miran East-1 exploration well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Highlights The Miran East-1 exploration well has commenced drilling with a second rig on the Miran Block in Kurdistan This is the first well to be drilled on the large, highly prospective Miran East structure, […]

HSBC Analysts Review Iraqi Oil Valuations

Analysts at HSBC have reviewed on Monday the prospects for companies operating in the Iraqi oil sector, and issued new price targets: Afren: reduces its discounted-cash-flow-(DCF)-based target price to 175p from 179p, and maintains an overweight rating; Dana Gas: maintains an overweight rating and a sum-of-the-parts-(SOTP)-based target of AED 0.64; Genel Energy: initiates coverage with […]

Kurdistan Oil Shares Lower on Miran West-3 Update

Shares in Heritage Oil have fallen more than 10% in the past two days following its announcement that drilling at Miran West-3 in Iraqi Kurdistan in taking longer than expected. The company owns 75% of the block, with Genel Energy owning 25%. Shares in Genel have shed 14% since Friday’s close. CEO Tony Hayward commented: […]