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Iraq to Cut Oil Output, but by Less than OPEC+ Target

By John Lee. Iraq is reportedly cutting its oil output by around 700,000 barrels per day (bpd), a third less than required under an OPEC+ supply pact. Iraqi oil officials told Reuters that the government failed to persuade the international oil companies (IOCs) to agree to bigger reductions. More here. (Source: Reuters)

GKP Shares up 10% on Results

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) were up around 10 percent on Thursday morning, following the company's announcement of its results for the year ended 31 December 2019. Jón Ferrier (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "2019 saw a step change in activity at Shaikan; we delivered production and controlled expenditures […]

Kurdistan, Iraq discuss Oil Production

From Middle East Monitor, under a Creative Commons licence. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. An official Kurdish delegation arrived on Sunday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad to discuss oil production. "The delegation, led by the Kurdistan government's Finance Minister, Awat […]

Jiyad: Oil Market Collapse Damages the Iraqi Economy

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Oil Market Collapse, Damages the Iraqi Economy and Changes Oil Geopolitics The collapse of the global oil market is undoubtedly unprecedented in its timing, magnitude, spread and devastating impacts across the globe. […]

Genel Energy "Resilient to an Oil Price of $30"

Genel Energy has announces its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2019. Bill Higgs, Chief Executive of Genel, said: "The industry is currently facing headwinds that challenge companies to demonstrate their resilience and flexibility. Genel has a business model and strategy designed to shelter us from such extreme circumstances, with low-cost oil production, […]

Oil Production Falls at Garraf Field

By John Lee. Production at the Garraf [Gharraf] oil field in southern Iraq has reportedly fallen to an average of around 93,000 barrels per day (bpd) in January. According to S&P Global Platts, officials from Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX) said on Monday that the drop was due to delays in drilling works. It added that […]

Iraq to Cut Production at Nahr Bin Umar

By John Lee. The Basra Oil Company (BOC) will reportedly reduce production at the Nahr Bin Umar oilfield due to pollution and gas emissions. Director General Ihsan Abduljabbar [Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail] is quoted as saying that the field is considered one of Iraq's most controversial because of pollution and gas emissions. (Source: Reuters)

Iraq a "Potentially Vulnerable" Energy Supplier

By John Lee. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned that Iraq is a "potentially vulnerable" energy supplier. In its Oil Market Report, it says that in the medium term, "heightened security concerns might make it more difficult for Iraq to build production capacity". More here. (Source: IEA)

Protests Halt Oil Production at Al Ahdab

By John Lee. Oil production is reported to have stopped at the 70,000-bpd Al Ahdab field on Sunday, as security guards seeking permanent employment blocked access to the site. According to Bloomberg, the 50,000-bpd Badra field is also at risk of closure from Monday. Al Ahdab is developed by China’s CNPC, while Badra is run […]

"Successful Year" for Genel Energy

By John Lee. Shares in Genel Energy closed Thursday up more than 4 percent after the company issued the following trading and operations update in advance of the Company's full-year 2019 results, which are scheduled for release on 17 March 2020. The information contained herein has not been audited and may be subject to further […]

Atrush Field performing "Exceptionally Well"

By John Lee. ShaMaran Petroleum has reported that the Atrush Field continues to perform "exceptionally well". Average production for the month of November was 43,360 bopd. The CK-15 well is now online and wells currently are undergoing normal-course maintenance. The Company reiterates its Atrush 2019 average daily production guidance of between 30,000 and 35,000 bopd […]