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DNO Reports Record Revenues

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced 2018 net profit of USD 354 million on revenues of USD 829 million, the highest annual revenues in the Company’s 47-year history. Cash flow from operations increased 40 percent to USD 472 million in 2018, of which USD 334 million represented free cash flow. Operated […]

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Genel Energy gives update on Taq Taq Field

Genel Energy has announced an update on activity at the Taq Taq Field (Genel 44% working interest). Testing of the TT-32 well has now completed. The well flowed oil from three separate zones, with a maximum individual zone flow rate of c.5,500 bopd with a 36/64″ choke. The free water level was encountered at 1458 […]

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New Contract for Drilling 40 Wells at Majnoon

By John Lee. Iraq’s Basra Oil Company (BOC) has agreed a deal with the state-owned Iraqi Drilling Company (IDC) to drill 40 new oil wells in the giant Majnoon oilfield. In a statement on Thursday, the Ministry of Oil said the aim is to increase production at the field to 450,000 barrels per day (bpd) […]

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Genel Energy posts strong Trading Update

Genel Energy has issued the following trading and operations update in advance of the Company’s full-year 2018 results, which are scheduled for release on 20 March 2019. The information contained herein has not been audited and may be subject to further review. Murat Özgül, Chief Executive of Genel, said: “2018 was a very positive year […]

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Increased Oil Production planned for Majnoon

By John Lee. Oil production at Majnoon oilfield is reportedly planned to increase from 240,000 barrels per day (bpd) currently to 290,000 bpd by the end of 2019 and 450,000 bpd by the end of 2021. State-owned Basra Oil Company (BOC) took over the field from Shell and Petronas at the end of June 2018, with […]

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Iraq to Follow OPEC, Reduce Oil Output

By John Lee. Iraq’s oil ministry has said it will seek to limit oil production to 4.513 million barrels per day (bpd) for the next six months. based on the OPEC deal recently agreed. According to a statement from the Ministry of Oil, this would be a reduction of 140,000 bpd from the reference level […]

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Increased Oil Production at Halfaya

By John Lee. Production at Halfaya oilfield has reportedly increased by 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) to a total of 370,000 bpd. Adnan Noshi, head of Maysan Oil Company, told Reuters that output rose after the completion of a new oil processing facility. A further increase to 470,000 bpd is expected next quarter. (Source: Reuters)

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KRG Update on Oil Production and Ops

Tawke Licence: The Kurdistan Regional Government notes the updates by DNO and Genel Energy on November 1st regarding production increases under the Tawke Production Sharing Contract (PSC). The KRG is pleased with the efforts of the Tawke PSC Contractors in the Peshkabir area of the Tawke PSC Licence, where production has risen to over 50,000 […]

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Oil Production to Start at Block 10 in 2021

By John Lee. Russia’s Lukoil will start production at Block 10 in 2021, according to a report from Platts. The Chinese company Bohai has started to drill the 4th well at the block in southern Iraq. In February 2017 Lukoil announced Iraq’s largest discovery of oil for twenty years at the Eridu field in Block 10, […]

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Iraq Plans Big Increase in Oil Production

By John Lee. The Basra Oil Company (BOC) reportedly plans to increase production  from 3.2 to 5 million barrels per day over the next seven years. According to Platts, BOC directror Ihsan Ismaael told the CWC Basra conference in Istanbul that the increased production would be sustained for at least 20 years after that. Among […]

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Iraq targets major Basra Gulf Expansion

Iraq is pursuing major infrastructure projects to add millions of barrels per day of export capacity, in an effort to keep pace with ambitious plans to raise production. In the short term, the Oil Ministry is looking to jump-start work on a long-delayed pipeline contract with the Australian company Leighton Offshore. Beyond that, Iraq is […]

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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 […]

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