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Genel Energy "Robust Financial Position"

Genel Energy has issued the following trading and operations update ahead of the Company's Annual General Meeting ('AGM'), which is being held today. The information contained herein has not been audited and may be subject to further review. Bill Higgs (pictured), Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Despite the impact of COVID-19 creating a challenging environment […]

Negotiations Continue on Bina Bawi Oilfield

By John Lee. Shares in Genel Energy plc were trading lower in Friday after the company said negotiations were continuing regarding the Bina Bawi field in Iraqi Kurdistan. In a statement, the company said: "Extensive documentation was received in mid-April from the Kurdistan Regional Government ('KRG') following the commercial understanding reached in September 2019. The […]

Genel Energy Report on Payments to Govts for 2019

Report on payments to governments for the year 2019 Introduction and basis for preparation This report sets out details of the payments made to governments by Genel Energy plc and its subsidiary undertakings ('Genel') for the year ended 31 December 2019 as required under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules of the UK Financial Conduct Authority […]

Genel Energy's new Deputy Chairman Buys Shares

By John Lee. Genel Energy's newly-appointed Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman has purchased shares in the company. Former UK Minister for Defence Sir Michael Fallon bought 9,000 shares on Thursday at £1.0967 per share, for a total price of £9,870.30. He was appointed to the board in early February. (Source: Genel Energy)

Genel Energy "Resilient to an Oil Price of $30"

Genel Energy has announces its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2019. Bill Higgs, Chief Executive of Genel, said: "The industry is currently facing headwinds that challenge companies to demonstrate their resilience and flexibility. Genel has a business model and strategy designed to shelter us from such extreme circumstances, with low-cost oil production, […]

Genel Energy Update on Oil Reserves

Genel Energy plc has updated its oil reserves and resources across its portfolio. Bill Higgs (pictured), Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Genel's producing assets are profitable even at an oil price of $30/bbl and this, coupled with our robust balance sheet, supports investment in growth and the payment of a material dividend. The reduction of […]

Genel Energy "open to M&A Opportunities"

By John Lee. Genel Energy is reportedly considering whether to expand its operations in Kurdistan and elsewhere. CFO Esa Ikaheimonen (pictured) is quoted as saying that the company has net cash of about $100 million, is open to merger and acquisition opportunities. (Source: Reuters)

Fmr UK Defence Minister joins Genel Energy Board

Genel Energy has announced the appointment of David McManus as Chairman with immediate effect. Sir Michael Fallon (pictured) has been appointed as senior independent Non-Executive Director, and Tolga Bilgin and Hassan Gozal have also been appointed to the Board as Non-Executive Directors. David McManus has more than 40 years of experience in the oil and […]

"Successful Year" for Genel Energy

By John Lee. Shares in Genel Energy closed Thursday up more than 4 percent after the company issued the following trading and operations update in advance of the Company's full-year 2019 results, which are scheduled for release on 17 March 2020. The information contained herein has not been audited and may be subject to further […]

New Well at Taq Taq is Close to Production

Genel Energy has announce an update on activity at the Taq Taq field (Genel 44% working interest), as testing of the TT-34 well is nearing completion. The well has produced from all zones tested, at a maximum combined flow rate of over 3,900 bopd with 28/64" choke. With the inclusion of test production, gross production […]

KRG Delays Payments to Oil Firms

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has delayed payments to oil producers by several weeks. In statements to the markets on on Thursday, Genel Energy, Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) and Shamaran Petroleum said that payments relating to invoices for oil production in August and September, which were due to be paid in November […]

Genel Energy Chairman Steps Down

Following the announcement of 16 May 2019, in which it was stated that Steve Whyte (pictured), Chairman of Genel Energy, would not be standing for re-election at the 2020 Annual General Meeting, the Company announces that Steve has now resigned with immediate effect. George Rose, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, will act as interim Chairman until […]