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GKP Profits more than Double

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has today announced its results for the half year ended 30 June 2022. Jon Harris (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "With the strengthening oil price and increased production, we have delivered strong profitability and cash flow generation in the first half of the year. As we progress towards approval […]

KRG Condemns SOMO Threats to Buyers of Kurdish Crude Oil

From the Kurdistan Regional Government: The Kurdistan Regional Government strongly condemns the letter issued on 23 August 2022, by Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) that threatens legal action against buyers and traders of crude oil produced in the Kurdistan Region. SOMO's letter is nothing more than another drip in a stream of disinformation published […]

Are Iraq's Ambitious Oil Production Goals Feasible?

Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins argues that while Iraq's plans to increase oil production are, in broad terms, entirely realistic, the extent of Iraq's ultimately recoverable oil resources is subject to a large degree of uncertainty. Click here to read the full article.

DNO Raises Kurdistan Output Forecast

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today reported strong second quarter operational and financial results powered by high oil and gas prices and by solid production in its operated flagship Kurdistan Tawke license. Spurred by quarterly revenue of USD 361 million and free cash flow of USD 167 million, the Company reduced debt […]

Tawke Oilfield: First Quarterly Production Increase since 2015

Genel Energy notes that DNO ASA, as operator of the Tawke PSC (Genel 25% working interest), has today issued an update on licence activity. Gross production at the Tawke licence averaged 106,900 bopd during the second quarter, of which Peshkabir contributed 62,300 bopd and Tawke 44,600 bopd, the latter representing the first quarterly production increase […]

Iraq Planning Increased Oil Production in "Coming Years"

By John Lee. The First Vice President of the Iraqi National Oil Company (INOC), Hamid Younis, has said that oil production in Iraq can be increased to 5-to-8 million barrels per day (bpd) "during the coming years." He is quoted in a statement from the Iraqi Ministry of Oil, following a meeting that he chaired […]

Genel Energy: Strong Results, but Shares Down

By John Lee. Shares in Genel Energy were trading down around 5 percent on Tuesday morning, despite significant increases in revenue and profit announceed in its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2022. Paul Weir, Interim Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Our cash generation in the first half of the year has […]

Market Review: Supplementary Budget Stabilises the Market

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, Chief Strategist of AFC Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Supplementary Budget Stabilises the Market The market, as measured by the Rabee Securities RSISX USD Index, was up 3.4% for the month, and up 5.1% for the […]

Iran "Ready to Export Technical, Engineering Services to Iraq"

By John Lee. The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has said that Iran is ready to export technical and engineering services to Iraq. Addressing a meeting of the Joint Working Group on Iran-Iraq Oil Cooperation, Mohsen Khojastehmehr, said: "Iran wants to benefit from Iraq's participation in the development of the oil and […]