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OMV Pockets $107m from KRG Settlement

By John Lee. Austria's OMV has said its third-quarter clean operating result "was positively impacted" by about 90 million euro ($107 million) following a settlement over a dispute relating to the Khor Mor and Chemchemal fields in Iraqi Kurdistan. On August 30, 2017, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Dana Gas , Crescent Petroleum and […]

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OMV Shifts Focus to Iraq Exploration

By John Lee. Austrian oil and gas company OMV has said that second-quarter profit dropped 29 percent as production fell in Libya and its gas-trading unit lost money, according to Bloomberg. Chief Executive Officer Gerhard Roiss (pictured) is shifting OMV’s focus to exploration and production, including in Iraqi Kurdistan, while selling assets like gas stations […]

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OMV Comments on Kurdistan Operations

By John Lee. In its third quarter results, Austria energy company OMV had the following comments on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: Clean EBIT increased by 28% to EUR 617 million, mainly due to higher sales volumes in Libya and favorable FX effects which more than offset the lower oil price and higher exploration expenses […]

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OMV to Hand Back Blocks to KRG

By John Lee. According to Iraq Oil Report, Austria's OMV will hand back two exploration blocks to the Kurdistan Regional Government. In its latest trading statement, OMV said it had written off exploration expenses at the "unsuccessful wells and exploration licenses" relating to the Mala Omar and Shorish blocks. The company has failed to find […]

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Austria's OMV Strikes Oil in Iraqi Kurdistan

Just days after WesternZagros struck oil at Sarqala, Austria's OMV announces that it too has struck oil at its Bina Bawi block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. OMV is currently drilling an exploration well (Bina Bawi 3) and encountered hydrocarbons in one of the primary reservoir targets. The well is still being drilled and […]

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Majid Jafar, Crescent Petroleum

Khor Mor gets $250m Financing from DFC

Pearl Petroleum, the consortium led by Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum of the UAE, has signed a $250 million financing agreement with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to support the gas expansion works currently under way at the Khor Mor gas plant in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). DFC is the development […]

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Khor Mor Field (Dana Gas)

$700m Investment in Kurdistan Gas Project

Pearl Petroleum Company Limited, the consortium led by Crescent Petroleum and Dana Gas of the UAE, has signed a new 20-year Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to enable production and sales of an additional 250 MMscf/day that the consortium aims to produce by 2021 as part of their expansion plans […]

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Khor Mor LPG plant (Dana Gas)

30% Gas Production Increase at Khor Mor Field

Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum Announce 30% Gas Production Increase in Kurdistan Region Dana Gas, the Middle East's leading publicly-listed regional natural gas company, and its partner Crescent Petroleum, have announced achievement of a 30% increase in production capacity at the Khor Mor field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which the companies jointly operate […]

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Jaap Huijskes, Gulf Keystone (GKP)

GKP appoints new Non-Exec Chairman

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced the appointment of Jacobus ("Jaap") Huijskes as Non-Executive Chairman effective as of 11 April 2018, immediately following the announcement of the Company's 2017 Full Year Results.   Jaap Huijskes, who replaces Keith Lough as Chairman, joined the Board of Gulf Keystone in November 2017 as a Non-Executive Director.  Today's […]

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Chevron Iraq

Chevron to Resume Drilling in Kurdistan

By John Lee. US-based Chevron plans to resume drilling at the Sarta 3 block in Iraqi Kurdistan. According to a report from Bloomberg, the company had temporarily halted exploration work in October after the Kurds voted in favour of independence. Chevron acquired Reliance Exploration & Production DMCC's 80 percent interest and operatorship of the production sharing contracts […]

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