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Akri Bijeel Oil Block Declared 'Commercial'

By John Lee. MOL Plc has informed the market that Kalegran Ltd. (a 100% subsidiary of MOL), as has officially declared the Akri Bijeel Block to be 'commercial', based on the discoveries made at the Bijell-1 well (pictured) in Jurassic horizons and Bakrman-1 well in Triassic horizon. Kalegran is the Operator of the Block on […]

New Oil Find in Iraqi Kurdistan

Gulf Keystone notes today's update by MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc., the operator of the Akri-Bijeel Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (in which Gulf Keystone has a 20 per cent working interest), on its extensive exploration and appraisal programme. Bakrman-1 Exploration Well Discovery Bakrman-1, the first exploration well to target the Bakrman […]

Gulf Keystone, MOL, Spud Gulak-1 Exploration Well

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone notes today's announcement by MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc., the operator regarding the spudding of the Gulak-1 exploration well on the Akri-Bijeel block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Gulak-1 is the fourth exploration well to be drilled on the Akri-Bijeel block and the first exploration well to target […]

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Gulf Keystone Appoints Advisers on Akri-Bijeel Sale

Gulf Keystone has announced that it has appointed Strand Hanson Limited and Perella Weinberg Partners UK LLP as Joint Corporate Advisers with immediate effect. Working alongside Strand Hanson, Perella Weinberg Partners will be jointly responsible for coordination of and advice on the sale of the Company's 20 per cent working interest in the Akri-Bijeel block […]

Nabucco Future Hangs in the Balance

The Nabucco gas pipeline project is facing collapse, reports AFP. The scheme to ship more than 30 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the Caspian and beyond to Europe, bolstering Europe's energy security, may founder following Turkey's decision to allow Russia's rival South Stream project to run through its Black Sea waters. Construction […]

Gulf Keystone Sees Interest in Akri-Bijeel

Gulf Keystone CEO Todd Kozel (pictured) has told Reuters that the Kurdistan-focused oil explorer has interest for its 20 percent stake in the Arki-Bijeel block in the semi-autonomous region, but any sale was still in the preliminary stages: "We've got a lot of interested parties, but we have not identified a purchaser. "We haven't gone […]

Excalibur Sues Gulf Keystone

Excalibur is suing Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) over Kurdistan's 11-billion-barrel Shaikan oil field in a vigorously-contested lawsuit. The company had a "collaboration agreement" with Texas Keystone, a private company owned by GKP's chairman Todd Kozel and his brothers, giving it 30pc of fields won in any joint bids. According to London's Telegraph, Excalibur, which introduced […]

CROSCO Wins Drilling Contract in Kurdistan

CROSCO Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that wholly-owned subsidiary Rotary Drilling Company commenced with the provision of drilling services for Kalegran Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Company. Drilling services are being provided with Rotary 2000 HP drilling rig Rotary 67 (pictured). The Bekhme 1 […]

Gulf Keystone Updates on Shaikan-3

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (LSE: GKP) has announced an update on its Shaikan-3 Shallow Appraisal Well. Following completion as a Sargelu/Alan formation producer and as a result of an acid treatment, Shaikan-3 has achieved a rate of 9,800 bopd. The stabilized flow rate was recorded on a 128/64th inch choke with a flowing tubing pressure of […]

Gulf Keystone Jumps on Shaikan-3 News

Shares in Gulf Keystone (LSE: GKP)jumped 5.5% in London on Wednesday after the company announced the completion of drilling and testing operations on its Shaikan-3 shallow appraisal well. This well was designed to drill and test the Cretaceous intervals in the immediate vicinity of the Shaikan-1 discovery well. The Company has a 75 percent working […]