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Iraq Claims Increased Oil and Gas Reserves

By John Lee. During a visit to Iraq's Oil Exploration Company (OEC), the Minister of Oil, Hayan Abdul-Ghani, announced that the company's seismic teams have successfully added 6 billion barrels of oil and 32 billion standard cubic feet of gas to the country's national reserves. The Minister emphasized the importance of the oil exploration sector […]

Bina Bawi and Miran West gas resource update

Genel Energy has announced that RPS Energy Consultants, as part of its work on the updated competent person's reports ('CPRs') for the Bina Bawi and Miran West fields (Genel 100% and operator), has finalised its evaluation of the contingent gas resources at both assets: The RPS evaluation confirms a significant upgrade to the combined 2C […]

Dana Gas Kurdistan Production Falls

In its Q1 Financial Report, Dana Gas reports that its production has fallen 16 percent in Iraqi Kurdistan: KURDISTAN REGION OF IRAQ - RESERVES UPDATE As reported previously Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum, joint operators of Pearl Petroleum Company Limited ("PPCL"), estimate that P50 total geologically risked resources of petroleum initially in-place (PIIP) of the […]

Dana Gas 'Still Waiting' for $1.98bn from KRG

By John Lee. Bloomberg reports that Dana Gas PJSC is still waiting for payment of the $1.98 billion that it and two other energy companies -- Crescent Petroleum and Pearl Petroleum -- were awarded by the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) in November. The court gave the Kurdistan Regional Government 28 days to pay […]

Iraq Increases Gas Reserves

Iraq's Ministry of Oil has reportedly announced that Iraqi gas reserves reached to 137 trillion standard cubic meters (sic) [cubic feet?], due the increase in exploration sites. Spokesman Asim Jihad said investment and development operations comprised of three stages to reach the peak of production. Earlier, oil under-secretary Fayadh Hassan said that Iraq is trying […]