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DNO's New Statement of Oil Reserves

DNO has today presented its Annual Statement of Reserves ("ASR") as of 31.12.2010. The total remaining P50 reserves for DNO as of 31.12.2010 are estimated at 194.2 million barrels of oil equivalents, on a working interest (WI) basis, which represent the commercial reserves, class 1-3, under Norwegian Petroleum Directorate classification. This is an increase of 30% […]

DNO Successfully Raises $240m

DNO, the Norwegian oil company with operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, has announcee that the bond offering it announced on 9th March has been completed on 30th March, 2011. The bond issue was split between a USD tranche of approx. USD 140 million and a NOK tranche of approx. NOK 560 million, for a combined amount […]

DNO Considers $300m Bond Issue

DNO International, the Norway-based oil exploration and production company with operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, has reported that it is considering a senior unsecured bond issue of USD 200-300 million, maturing in 2016. The purpose of the loan is refinancing and general corporate purposes. Pareto Securities AS, ABG Sundal Collier ASA and Fearnley Fonds ASA have […]

DNO Sees Oil-Flow at Bastora

DNO has reported oil flow at its Bastora-1 site in Iraqi Kurdistan. Drilling of exploration well Bastora-1 in the Erbil license commenced on 7 September. The well has been drilled to total depth of 3,600 meters. As previously reported hydrocarbons were observed while drilling through several of the prospective intervals. Two tests were undertaken in […]

Oil Exports From Kurdistan Delayed

Iraqi Kurdistan has not yet started exporting crude oil, despite a reported agreement that exports would resume from 1st February, Iraqi oil ministry sources said on Tuesday. Two top oil ministry officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Platts that there had been no additional oil supplied from two producing fields in the Kurdish region […]

DNO Clarifies Position on Oil Exports from Kurdistan

Norwegian oil company DNO has issued a statement clarifying its position on exports from Kurdistan: In a Stock Exchange Notice released on 24 January 2011 DNO made reference to a press released published by the KRG on 22 January 2011, where amongst other things it was reported that the central government in Baghdad and the […]

DNO's Kurdistan Output Dips in November

DNO reports a working interest (WI) production of 9,883 bopd in November. The November net entitlement production was 6,355 bopd at an average realized oil price of USD 62 per barrel. As the local sales from the Tawke field recommenced in the beginning of December, the Company expects a WI production of around 20,000 bopd […]

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Kurdish Oil Minister Sees Exports Early 2011

The Minister for Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government, Ashti Hawrami, told Reuters that he expected talks in Baghdad on the formation of a new government to lead to an imminent breakthrough on the issue of oil exports from Kurdistan. “I am confident that the leadership between Kurdistan and Baghdad will address these issues […]

DNO Raises Funds, Directors Buy Shares

DNO International ASA, the first foreign company to pump oil in Iraq since the 1970s, has raised 360 million Norwegian kroner ($60 million) to fund exploration drilling and license acquisitions. DNO sold 45 million shares at 8 kroner each, a 5.8 percent discount from the previous closing price. The offering was oversubscribed, the company said. […]


DNO Chief: New Iraqi Govt Positive for Kurdish Oil Exports

Bloomberg reports that DNO International ASA, the Norwegian Oil company with operations in Iraqi Kurdistan,  regards the formation of a new government in Iraq as an “important milestone” in paving the way for the resumption of oil exports from the Kurdish region. “Getting a government in place is a necessary step for this process to […]

Genel Enerji Sells Iraq Oilfield Stakes for $175m

Turkish oil company Genel Enerji AS has reportedly agreed to sell part of its stake in three northern Iraq oilfields to South Korea’s UI Energy Corp. for more than $175 million [210 billion Iraqi dinars]. BusinessWeek reports that Genel Enerji will sell 5 percent stakes in the Dohuk and Tawke fields and 10 percent of […]