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Genel Co-Founder Nat Rothschild Resigns

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that Nathaniel Rothschild and Simon Lockett have resigned from the Board. Accordingly, they will no longer stand for re-election at the Annual General Meeting of Genel Energy on 6 June 2017. Rothschild, along with form BP boss Tony Hayward, created the company in 2011 when their investment company […]

Sepil Retires from Genel Energy

Genel Energy has announced that company President Mehmet Sepil (pictured) has retired with immediate effect. Mehmet Sepil founded Genel Energy and was CEO from 2002 until the merger with Vallares PLC in 2011, when he became President of the Company. Tony Hayward, Chairman of Genel, said: “The history of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s oil […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

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Genel Energy Confirms Designs on Norway’s DNO

Another leader of Genel Energy has stated his opinion that Norway’s DNO is a possible takeover target. “DNO is our natural partner so it makes a lot of sense if we can take them into Genel,” Mehmet Sepil, CEO of Genel Enerji, told Reuters. Genel Energy, formed by the combination of Vallares Plc and Turkey’s […]

Genel Energy Plans Acquisitions in Iraqi Kurdistan

Tony Hayward (pictured), the Chief Executive Officer of Genel Energy Plc, a group formed via a merger of Vallares Plc and Turkey’s Genel Enerji, said he plans acquisitions in Iraqi Kurdistan. Reuters reports that the former boss of BP told reporters in Istanbul that the company plans to make the acquisitions with its $2.2 billion […]

Vallares Merges with Genel Energy

Just over two months after raising more than US$2.0 billion to invest in promising oil and gas projects in developing markets, Vallares PLC (“Vallares” or the “Company”) today announces that it plans to merge with Genel Energy International Ltd (“Genel”), the largest oil producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Genel has stakes in two […]