As part of its interim management statement, Heritage Oil plc has issued an update on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. : Heritage successfully completed testing of the Upper Cretaceous reservoir in the Miran West-3 well after drilling to a depth of 876 metres. During testing the maximum measured rate achieved from this reservoir section was […]
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Heritage Oil Announces Successful Testing at Miran West-3 Well
Heritage Oil has announced that it has completed testing of the oil bearing Upper Cretaceous reservoir in the Miran West-3 well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan"): Maximum flow rate achieved from the Upper Cretaceous reservoir was 1,950 bopd, restricted by surface equipment Confirmed gross in-place P50-P90 contingent volumes of 53-75 MMbbls of oil […]
Heritage Starts Drilling at Miran West-3
Heritage Oil has announced that it has commenced drilling the Miran West-3 well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Highlights The Miran West-3 well has commenced drilling with the primary objective of appraising the Miran West structure The well is targeting both the Jurassic and Cretaceous reservoir formations encountered in the Miran West-1 and Miran […]
Heritage Oil Shares Holding Firm on Rumours
Heritage Oil has held the 10% gain in its share price, following the report in the Thursday's Financial Times that the company had received a informal takeover offer from an un-named Abu Dhabi-based company. The company has not commented on these latest rumours, and is understood to have rejected the offer, which would value the […]
Heritage Oil Jumps on Bid Rumours
Shares in oil explorer Heritage Oil (LSE: HOIL) rose more than 6% to 304.9p on Wednesday following rumours of a bid for the company or its assets. The increase came despite British gas firm BG Group (LSE: BG) denying that it was interested in the company. "We do not comment on market rumours or speculation […]
Heritage Oil Updates Corporate Presentation
Heritage Oil (LSE: HOIL), whose shares fell heavily on Wednesday following its descovery of a major gas field in Kurdistan, has updated it's corporate presentation. Please click here to download the full document.
Heritage Oil - Preditor or Prey?
Rumours continue to fly regarding the fate of Heritage Oil (LSE: HOIL), the oil explorer with operations in Iraqi Kurdistan (pictured), which is said to be the target of takeover bid. The British Daily Mail newspaper reported last week that Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company, Petronas, was interested in the company, but Petronas denied […]
Heritage Oil Kurdistan Presentation
Heritage Oil Plc (LSE: HOIL), the independent upstream exploration and production company, has announced that it is hosting an investor day on Saturday in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan"). The purpose of the day is to provide attendees with more detail on the Company's operations and strategy in Kurdistan and a presentation will be […]
Heritage Oil Gains on Kurdistan Update
Shares in Heritage Oil Plc (LSE: HOIL), the independent upstream exploration and production company with operation in Iraqi Kurdistan, were up more than 5% this morning after the company issued an Interim Management Statement for the periond July 2010 to 17 November 2010. Highlights The Miran West-2 well, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, has […]
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 […]
Kurdistan "New Hotbed for M&A Activity"
The recent declaration by Hunt Oil CEO Ray Hunt that his company was willing to work with partners in Iraq to develop its oil and gas assets in Kurdistan underlines the Region’s position as a likely new hotbed for M&A activity, according to a report from mergermarket.com. Hunt’s comments about oil and gas sector partnerships […]
Tip of the Week: Heritage Oil 'Stands Out from the Crowd'
Leigh Himsworth, Head of UK equities at Gartmore, has tipped Heritage Oil (LSE: HOIL) in UK's Investment Week. Heritage, which operates in Kurdistan and Africa, is singled out because: it has a good record of success; it is well funded in comparison to its peers; and it offers differentiation and diversification from core oil holdings […]