Tag Archives | Sarta

Genel Energy Increases Dividend

By John Lee. Genel Energy has increased its interim dividend, announced in its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2021: Bill Higgs, Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Genel continues to deliver on its strategy and demonstrate the merits of its business model. Capital investment made last year, despite the low oil price […]

Genel Energy receives March Oil Payments from KRG

Genel Energy has announced that payments have been received from the Kurdistan Regional Government ('KRG') for its entitlement for oil sales during March 2021. Those payments are made up as follows: (all figures $ million) Payment Tawke 14.3 Taq Taq 2.1 Sarta 3.4 Total 19.8 As announced on 13 May, Genel and other KRI operators […]

Genel Confirms Increased year-on-year Production

Genel Energy has issued the following statement relating to the Company's Annual General Meeting ('AGM'), which is being held today: Bill Higgs (pictured), Chief Executive of Genel, said: "The addition of production at Sarta and the robust performance of Tawke year-to-date has increased year-on-year production in line with guidance. With a strong balance sheet, our […]

Sarta-2 Well enters Production

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that the Sarta-2 well has entered production at the Sarta field (Genel 30% working interest), with gross field production now in excess of 10,000 bopd. Genel expects this figure to increase from the existing two producing wells, as optimisation of facilities configuration continues post production start-up. The company […]

Genel Energy Updates on Oil Reserves

Genel Energy has issued an update on oil reserves and resources across its portfolio. Bill Higgs (pictured), Chief Executive of Genel, said: "The quality of our reserves is the foundation of our resilient business model, providing us with low-cost production that can generate cash for many years to come. "Drilling at Sarta this year has […]

Genel Energy expects Continued Growth

By John Lee. Genel Energy has issued the following trading and operations update in advance of the Company's full-year 2020 results, which are scheduled for release on 18 March 2021. The information contained herein has not been audited and may be subject to further review. Bill Higgs, Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Executing our strategy […]

Liftings underway at Sarta

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that, following first oil production last week, first liftings have taken place from the Sarta field (Genel 30% working interest). According to a statement from the company, the Sarta-3 well is producing at an initial rate of over 5,000 bopd, with an API gravity of c.27 degrees, in […]

Genel announces First Oil at Sarta

Genel Energy has announced first oil production from the Sarta field (Genel 30% working interest), less than 21 months after the acquisition of the stake was completed. Production has begun at Sarta with first oil flowing from the Sarta-3 well into the Early Production Facility. The Sarta-2 workover operation is on track to be completed […]

Genel Energy issues Trading and Ops Update

Genel Energy has issued the following trading and operations update in respect of the third quarter and first nine months of 2020. Bill Higgs (pictured), Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Genel continues to demonstrate its resilience and ability to be move quickly to navigate changing external conditions. Production has remained robust, increasing quarter on quarter, […]

Genel Energy "Robust Financial Position"

Genel Energy has issued the following trading and operations update ahead of the Company's Annual General Meeting ('AGM'), which is being held today. The information contained herein has not been audited and may be subject to further review. Bill Higgs (pictured), Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Despite the impact of COVID-19 creating a challenging environment […]

"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 […]

Chevron pulls US staff from Kurdistan

By John Lee. Chevron has reportedly removed all of its American oil workers from Iraqi Kurdistan as a security precaution, following the killing of Iranian Quds Force leader Qasem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. The company currently has interests in the Sarta and Qara Dagh blocks. (Sources: Reuters, CNN)