Tag Archives | Genel Energy

Genel Energy Increases Stake in Bina Bawi

Genel Energy has announced that it has agreed to acquire an additional 21 per cent interest in the Bina Bawi exploration block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq from Hawler Energy Ltd for $240 million, to be paid from the Company's existing cash resources. The Transaction is in addition to the Company's acquisition of an […]

Genel Energy Update on Bina Bawi

By John Lee. Genel Energy has issued the following announcement on its Bina Bawi acquisition in Kurdistan: On 14 May 2012, Genel Energy plc ("Genel Energy") announced that it intended to acquire a 23 per cent interest in the Bina Bawi exploration licence. The acquisition was to be made through the purchase of all of […]

DNO Issues Update on Tawke Operations

DNO International, operator of the Tawke license in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, has today issued an update on operations: DNO has completed testing of the Peshkabir-1 well and is preparing to submit a discovery notice pursuant to the terms of the production sharing contract covering the Tawke license. Drilled to a total depth of […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

Advertising Feature Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you the latest Iraq Market Tracker report from Dunia Frontier Consultants. The market tracker highlights the activities and market performance of a basket of publicly traded firms who derive a significant percentage of their revenues from operations in Iraq, but are traded on foreign exchanges: a […]

UK-Turkey Investment Opportunities in Iraq

As Iraq starts to recover after civil unrest now is the time for the international community to understand the current issues which will help mould the country's future through investment. At the Pre-Forum Executive Briefing of the Caspian Gas Forum, the UKTI in partnership with Gastech Specialist Events will focus on the current business landscape […]

GKP, Genel, Report 'Inconclusive' Results at Ber Bahr

Gulf Keystone and Genel Energy have updated the markets on their operations at Ber Bahr-1, the first exploration well on the Ber Bahr block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: The Ber Bahr 1 well has now completed drilling and initial testing. The well was drilled to 3993m in the Chia Zairi formation. The well […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

Advertising Feature Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you the latest Iraq Market Tracker report from Dunia Frontier Consultants. The market tracker highlights the activities and market performance of a basket of publicly traded firms who derive a significant percentage of their revenues from operations in Iraq, but are traded on foreign exchanges: a […]

Genel Energy Interim Management Statement

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) instructed all contractors who are operating currently in the Kurdistan region to halt the export of crude oil. Due to this the portion of crude oil produced by the company’s two producing fields, Taq Taq and Tawke, which were destined for export via the Iraqi national pipeline has been halted. […]

Genel Energy Acquires Acreage in Kurdistan

In a step that further builds its resource base in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Genel Energy  announced on Monday that it is to acquire a 23 per cent stake in the Bina Bawi exploration licence. The Bina Bawi licence lies alongside the producing Taq Taq oilfield where current potential output is some 80,000 barrels […]

Genel Energy Increases Chia Surkh Stake to 60%

Genel Energy has issued the following update on its operations at the Chia Surkh block in Kurdistan: On 16 January 2012, Genel Energy plc ("Genel Energy") announced that it had entered into transactions with Forbes & Manhattan (Kurdistan) Inc. (a subsidiary of Longford Energy Inc.) ("F&M") and Petoil Petroleum to increase Genel Energy's interest in […]

Genel Energy Announces New Non-Exec Director

Genel Energy, the London listed E&P company and largest independent oil producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, announced on Friday that it has appointed Chakib Sbiti as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect. He will also become a member of the Political Risk and HSSE Committees of the Genel Energy Board. Mr Sbiti […]

DNO, Genel, Update on Kurdistan Operations

DNO International ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas company, announced today that it has completed drilling of the Peshkabir-1 exploration well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and is preparing to test observed oil shows across three potentially producing intervals. Full and sidewall cores suggest a continuous hydrodynamic column within the Cretaceous interval and the […]