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ShaMaran starts Drilling at Chiya Khere

ShaMaran Petroleum has announced that drilling operations have commenced on the Chiya Khere (“CK-7”) appraisal and development well in the Atrush Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. CK-7 is located in the central area of the Atrush Block approximately 3 kilometres east of the Atrush 2 producing well and 3.5 kilometres west of the […]

Atrush Production Ramping Up

By John Lee. The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has confirmed that production from the Atrush Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq is expected to ramp up towards the 30,000-barrel-per-day project capacity (gross) in 2017. Oil production at Atrush started in July. TAQA is the operator of Atrush and has a 39.9% […]

Oil Production Starts at Atrush Block

By John Lee. The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has started oil production at its Atrush Block in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Oil started flowing through the Atrush Central Processing Facility on 3rd July which has the capacity to handle up to 30,000 barrels of oil per day. The TAQA-operated Atrush Block […]

Atrush Production expected this Summer

By John Lee. Oil production at the Atrush block is expected to start “around late June to August“, according to a report from Rudaw. The pipeline (pictured) from the oilfield, in Kurdistan’s Duhok governorate, is reported to be nearing completion, with initial production expected to be about 30,000 bpd. The website of the Abu Dhabi National […]

ShaMaran Shares Gain on Results

Shares in ShaMaran Petroleum gained 5 percent on Thursday after the company announced its financial and operating results for year ended December 31, 2016. Unless otherwise stated all currency amounts indicated as “$” in this news release are expressed in thousands of United States dollars. Highlights and accomplishments included: Construction of the 30,000 bopd Atrush […]

ShaMaran Arranges new Fundraising

ShaMaran Petroleum has announced that it that it has successfully completed the book build for the equity issue (the “Private Placement”) announced on January 19, 2017, on a private placement basis, of common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”). The pricing of the Private Placement was determined during the book-building process to be CAD 0.10 […]

ShaMaran Shares Slide on Results

By John Lee. Shares in ShaMaran Petroleum were trading down 10 percent on the Vancouver stock exchange, following the announcement of its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2015: Production Facilities Implementation of the 30,000 bopd Atrush Phase 1 Production Facility is in progress. Construction has continued on foundations for […]

ShaMaran Announces Successful Testing of Atrush-3

By John Lee. ShaMaran Petroleum has announced positive test results from the Atrush-3 well in the eastern part of the Atrush structure (Atrush Phase 2 appraisal area) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Following the testing of the Chiya Khere-6 (“CK-6”) Phase 2 area appraisal well announced in January 2015, the drilling rig was skidded […]

ShaMaran Announces Rights Offer

By John Lee. ShaMaran has announced that it will launch a CAD 75 million equity rights offering to its shareholders that is supported by a comprehensive equity support arrangement from major shareholders, Lorito Holdings, Zebra Holdings and Investments, and Lundin Petroleum B.V. (the ‘Standby Purchasers’). The proceeds of this financing will augment the funding required […]

ShaMaran Restarts Drilling at Atrush

By John Lee. ShaMaran Petroleum has announced the resumption of drilling operations on the Atrush block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Drilling operations at the Chiya Khere-8 development well were suspended for a total of 21 days by TAQA (the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company), operator of the Atrush Block, as a precautionary measure, […]

ShaMaran Petroleum Drilling Update

ShaMaran Petroleum has provided an operational update on the Atrush development in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The Chiya Khere (“CK-5”) development well was spudded on May 16, 2014 using the DQE31 drilling rig and reached Total Depth of 2098 metres Measured Depth (1744 metres True Vertical Depth) in the Butmah formation on June 28, […]

Genel, ShaMaran Issue Bonds

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that it has completed its issue of $500 million of 7.5% senior unsecured bonds due 2019. Also, ShaMaran Petroleum has announced the listing on Oslo Børs of the USD 150 million senior secured bond issued by its wholly owned subsidiary, General Exploration Partners, Inc. The bonds carry a […]