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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 Awaiting Approval on Chia Surkh Deal

Genel Energy is still awaiting government approval for its plan to increase its interest in the Chia Surkh block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq from 20% to 80% and to become the operator of the field. This morning (Thursday) the company issued the following update to the market: On 16 January 2012, Genel Energy plc […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

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 proxy Iraq […]

Genel Takes Control of Chia Surkh

Genel Energy announced on Monday morning that it has taken a step forward in its strategy to consolidate its position as a leading oil and gas player in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq by becoming the government's sole Contractor in the Chia Surkh exploration block. The Company said today that it is to increase its […]

Rumours of Genel Energy Purchase in Chia Surkh

The Sunday Times reports that Genel Energy Plc will announce a deal this week to buy a 40 percent share in Longford Energy's Chia Surkh oil field in northern Iraq. According to the report, the deal would be worth $70 million, and Genel, run by the former CEO of BP, Tony Hayward, declined to comment. […]

Genel Energy in talks on Iraq Oilfield

Genel Energy, the oil and gas company headed by Tony Hayward (pictured), the former BP chief executive, has confirmed that it is in talks about a deal that would expand its presence in Iraq's energy industry. The company issued the following statement on Wednesday: "Genel Energy plc notes the press speculation with regard to the […]