Tag Archives | ShaMaran Petroleum

TotalEnergies sells its interest in the Sarsang Oil Field

TotalEnergies has completed the divestment of its 18-percent interest in the onshore Sarsang oil field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, to ShaMaran Petroleum Corp., a company listed in Canada and Sweden and focused on oil exploration and development in Kurdistan, for a firm consideration of $ 155 million. An additional contingent consideration of USD […]

KRG files Civil suit against Baghdad Minister of Oil

By John Lee. The Minister of Natural Resources of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has filed a civil suit against the Baghdad Minister of Oil, accusing him of sending emails and letters with the intention of intimidating international oil companies (IOCs) and interfering with the contractual rights of the IOCs and the KRG. The KRG […]

ShaMaran reports Record Oil Revenues at Atrush

ShaMaran Petroleum has released its financial and operating results and related management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) for the three months and year ended December 31, 2021. Dr. Adel Chaouch, President and Chief Executive Officer of ShaMaran, commented: "2021 has been a transformational year for ShaMaran. The Company generated the highest annual oil sales revenues in […]

Atrush Exceeds 50m Barrels Production

By John Lee. ShaMaran Petroleum has announce that the Atrush block in Iraqi Kurdistan has surpassed the cumulative oil production milestone of 50 million barrels since its first oil in July 2017. Dr. Adel Chaouch, President and Chief Executive Officer of ShaMaran, commented: "This significant operational achievement is noteworthy as the production milestone has been […]

ShaMaran Increases Stake in Sarsang Contract

By John Lee. ShaMaran Petroleum has announced that it has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of French major TotalEnergies S.E. to acquire its affiliate (TEPKRI Sarsang A/S) holding an 18% non-operated participating interest in the Sarsang Production Sharing Contract in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq for an initial consideration of USD 155 million plus […]

Shamaran Buys Up Bonds

By John Lee. ShaMaran Petroleum has reported in connection with the Company's 12% senior unsecured bonds due 2023 (ISIN: NO 001082645.6) that the Company has purchased Bonds in the market at commercially attractive rates. As a result, Bonds in the principal amount of $4.95 million have been retired.  The Company's Bond amortization payment due in […]

ShaMaran achieves 40m Barrels Production at Atrush

ShaMaran Petroleum has announced that the January 2021 interest payment due on its 12% senior unsecured bonds due 2023 (ISIN: NO 001082645.6) has been timely made to all Bondholders. In addition, ShaMaran said the Atrush field total cumulative crude oil production has exceeded 40 million barrels. The Atrush field is located 85 km northwest of […]

Shamaran Bondholders appoint Advisers

By John Lee. According to Bloomberg Law, a group of bondholders of Shamaran Petroleum has reportedly appointed restructuring specialists Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to advise on ongoing debt talks. ShaMaran Petroleum said last week that that it continues to examine alternatives to address a breach of financial covenant and liquidity shortfall, and […]

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 […]

KRG Delays Payments to Oil Firms

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has delayed payments to oil producers by several weeks. In statements to the markets on on Thursday, Genel Energy, Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) and Shamaran Petroleum said that payments relating to invoices for oil production in August and September, which were due to be paid in November […]

ShaMaran Exceeds 20,000,000 Barrels at Atrush

ShaMaran Petroleum has reported that the Atrush oil field total production has exceeded 20,000,000 barrels. ShaMaran President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Adel Chaouch said: "This cumulative production milestone demonstrates Atrush's upward path to higher production and has been attained ahead of target.  We look forward to further future production achievements and operational improvements in […]

Atrush Production exceeds 1m Barrels in July

Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has announced that its subsidiary, TAQA Atrush B.V. (TAQA Iraq), has set a new production record from the Atrush oil field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. For the first time since the field commenced production operations in July 2017, the total monthly production volume exceeded 1 million […]