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Tawke Oilfield hits new Record Output

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced a new daily record of 170,000 barrels of oil produced from the Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, of which 30,000 barrels were sold into the local market and the balance allocated for export. Tawke production in the first quarter of 2015 was […]

DNO Doubles Capacity at Tawke

Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO today announced the doubling of capacity at its flagship Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq to 200,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd). The 200,000 bopd wellhead, processing and pipeline capacity milestone was reached in less than two years with 10 new horizontal wells and the construction […]

DNO Hits 100m Barrels from Tawke

By John Lee. DNO, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, produced its first 100 million barrels of oil at its flagship Tawke field in February. Executive Chairman Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani told a conference in Oslo: "Output will pick up at Tawke this spring with the expansion of the field's capacity to 200,000 barrels per day." A […]

DNO in Kurdistan: "We've Only Just Begun"

By Padraig O'Hannelly. DNO Chairman Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani (pictured) has given an upbeat assessment of the company's operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. Addressing CWC's Kurdistan-Iraq Oil & Gas Conference in London last week, he said that the Tawke well was on target to hit a cumulative output of 100-million barrels of oil at some point in the […]

DNO Confirms Payment for Kurdish Oil

By John Lee. DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today confirmed receipt of USD 30 million (36 billion Iraqi dinars) as first payment for oil exported by the Kurdistan Regional Government from the Tawke field during 2014. The payment will be shared by DNO (USD 20.625 million) and partner Genel Energy plc (USD […]

DNO Increases Exports to Turkey

By John Lee. In a market update this morning, Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO said it is logging the 834 meter horizontal section of the recently drilled Tawke-28 well and plans to place the well on production by early November. The next horizontal well in the field development program, Tawke-27, will spud shortly thereafter. […]

DNO: Tawke Production Hits 120,000 bpd

By John Lee. DNO International ASA ("DNO"), the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced that production from the Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq reached 120,021 barrels of oil per day in May, the first time average monthly production has exceeded 100,000 barrel per day. May production was split 60-40 between local […]

Hexagon Ragasco Wins Iraq Order

By John Lee. Norwegian company Hexagon Ragasco, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, has received an order of USD 13.6 million for the supply of LPG cylinders to Iraq. The order is for delivery in the second half of 2014. Jon Erik Engeset (pictured), CEO of Hexagon Composites, commented: "We are very pleased with the performance […]

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DNO Shares Hit New Record

By John Lee. Shares in DNO International, the Norwegian oil and gas company with significant interests in Iraqi Kurdistan, were trading up 5.4 percent on Thursday morning after the company announced third quarter 2013 net profit of NOK 282 million [$45 million] on operating revenue of NOK 810 million [$130 million]. The shares are now […]

DNO Updates on Tawke Testing

DNO International announced today that it has commenced extensive testing of the Tawke-23 exploration well in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The well is the second horizontal well drilled by the Company in the Tawke field and has encountered continuous oil shows within a 930 metre horizontal section in the main Cretaceous reservoir. The test […]

DNO Hits 100,000 bpd Milestone at Tawke

DNO International ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas company, announced today that oil production from the Tawke field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has averaged over 100,000 barrels a day during the previous 72 hours as the Company conducts well and pipeline deliverability tests following its 2012 drilling program and facilities upgrades. "We are […]

DNO Falls on 1Q Results

DNO International has announced first quarter 2013 net profit of NOK 169 million on operating revenue of NOK 581 million, but the company's shares fell by more than 1 percent. During the quarter, operational cash flow of NOK 547 million exceeded capital spending of NOK 368 million and contributed to an increase in the Company's […]