Tag Archives | Kurdistan Regional Government

KRG proposes new Minister of Natural Resources

By John Lee. The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Masrour Barzani, has nominated Dr. Kamal Atroshi to the post of Minister of Natural Resources, a position which includes responsibility for the oil and gas portfolio. A statement from KRG spokesperson Dr. Jotiar Adil said, "It is our hope that the Kurdistan Parliament […]

DNO Launch New Drilling at Tawke

By Simon Kent. Norway's DNO ASA have launched a new drilling campaign at Tawke, Oilvoice reports. The field, currently producing 117,000 bpd and selling at an average price of $34 per barrel, earned DNO $16 million in profit in the second quarter. DNO Chief Executive Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani (pictured) noted that the profits would help underpin the current new investment. […]

Axeon to Refuse Kurdish Crude

By Patrick Schmidt. On Monday, August 11, Axeon Specialty Products announced that they would no longer accept any shipments of crude oil from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The tanker Minerva Joy arrived at a New Jersey port with the intention of delivering their cargo to Axeon; however, the tanker has not offloaded any of […]