Tag Archives | Sangaw

KNOC drops Sangaw South Project

By John Lee. The Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) is to withdraw from the Sangaw South oil field project in Iraqi Kurdistan. A spokesman for the company told Reuters that exploration results were "uneconomic." A Korean consortium headed by KNOC holds 60 percent of the project, with half of that owned by KNOC. KNOC has […]

KNOC Raises Stake in Sangaw Block

By John Lee. South Korea's state-run Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) has said it has acquired an additional 30 percent stake in the Sangaw South exploration block in Iraqi Kurdistan. Platts reports that this doubles the company's stake in the block to 60 percent. "KNOC plans to drill another exploratory well in Sangaw South next […]

Sterling Energy to Pull Out of Kurdistan

Sterling Energy has announced that it is withdrawing from the Sangaw North Production Sharing Contract ("PSC") in Kurdistan. Shares in the company were trading down 3.3 percent on Friday morning: Interpretation of the 2D seismic data acquired in the Sangaw North PSC during 2012 has indicated that the remaining potential is insufficient to justify drilling […]

Sterling Energy Rises on Interim Management Statement

By John Lee. Shares in Sterling Energy were up more than 1% in early trading on Monday, following the publication of the company's interim management statement. Sterling made the following statement on operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: "The Company completed the acquisition of 117 km of 2D seismic data in the Sangaw North block in south […]

Sterling Energy Updates on Sangaw North

By John Lee. Sterling Energy Plc has announced the following updates in the Sangaw North Production Sharing Contract ("PSC") in Kurdistan: 2D Seismic Acquisition: The acquisition of 2D seismic data in the Sangaw North PSC, which commenced in July, has now been completed. 117 km of data was successfully acquired and is now being processed, […]

Sterling Energy Issues Half-Year Results

By John Lee. Sterling Energy has announced its results for the six month period ending 30 June 2012. (Picture: Surface oil seeping from the ground at Sterling Energy's Sangaw North block) Summary Cash as at 30 June 2012 of $114.4 million ($112.9 million net of partner funds), no debt. $7.1 million expected in July from […]

Sterling Energy Rises on Interim Management Statement

Shares in Sterling Energy rose 3.7% on Thursday following the publication of its interim management statement. In the statement, the company made the following commentary on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: The second, and final, sub-period of the exploration phase of the Sangaw North PSC commenced in November 2011 and has a duration of 2 […]

Sterling Energy Falls 5.7% on Results

In its announcement this morning of results for the year to end of December 2011, Sterling Energy gave the following review of its operations at the Sangaw North block in Iraqi Kurdistan, in which it has a 53.33% working interest: The Sangaw North block lies in the foothills region of the Zagros fold belt, approximately […]

Sterling Energy Half-Year Report

Sterling Energy (LSE: SEY) has just issued its half-year results, and its shares were trading up 4% on Friday morning. The results statement included the following information regarding its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: Prospects and Outlook In the Sangaw North block, onshore Kurdistan, an integrated interpretation of the 2D seismic and the data acquired during […]

Sterling Abandons Sangaw North, Shares Fall

Shares in Sterling Energy (AIM: SEY), the independent oil and gas exploration and production company with interests in Iraqi Kurdistan, closed the day down just 4% following a disappointing update on its operations at Sangaw North, in which it has a 53.33% working interest. The shares had opened the day down 33%. Flow testing operations […]

Sterling Energy Slumps on Kurdistan Update

Shares in Sterling Energy (AIM: SEY) lost nearly a third of their value on Monday morning following an update on the company's operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. The British company has a 53.33% working interest in the Sangaw North block. A flow test has been completed across the open hole section of the Sangaw North-1 well […]

Sterling Energy - Interim Management Statement

Sterling Energy Plc has issued its Interim Management Statement for the period beginning 1 January 2011. HIGHLIGHTS Sangaw North-1 exploration well is drilling ahead at 3,760m. Production, net to Sterling from the Chinguetti field, averaged 629 bopd for the first quarter 2011 (Q1 2010: 714 bopd) Adjusted EBITDA in first quarter of $0.6 million (Q1 […]