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Genel Energy issues New $300m Bond

By John Lee. Genel Energy has successfully completed the issuance of a new $300 million senior unsecured bond with maturity in October 2025. The new bond will have a fixed coupon of 9.25% per annum. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and settlement is expected to occur on or about 14 October 2020. […]

Genel Energy Publishes Sustainability Report

Genel Energy has published its first comprehensive Sustainability Report, prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative ('GRI') Standards core option. Bill Higgs, Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Genel has had a longstanding commitment to positively impact the communities in which we operate. This has focused on three core areas - economic development, education, and […]

Genel Energy Shares Fall on Asset Impairment

By John Lee. Shares in Genel Energy were trading down 4.5 percent on Thursday morning after the company announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2020. Bill Higgs, Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Genel's robust business model, which is designed to provide resilience in a challenging environment, has demonstrated its value […]

Genel Energy appoints new Non-Exec Director

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced the appointment of Canan Ediboğlu as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with immediate effect. Canan has significant industry, financial, and corporate experience. She has been a non-executive board member of ING Bank in Turkey since 2010, and Tupraş since 2017. Canan was formerly non-executive Board member of Aygaz between […]

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)