Tag Archives | Tawke

DNO Updates on Operations in Kurdistan

Following Sunday's statement from the Kurdistan Regional Government stopping oil exports from the region, Norway's DNO International has issued the following statement: As of 1 April 2012, the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has instructed DNO International ASA to halt delivery of that portion of crude oil produced from the […]

DNO, Genel, Strike Oil at Tawke-16

Shares in Norwegian oil firm DNO International  were up as much as 15% in intraday trading on Wednesday, following the company's announcement that it has stuck oil at its Tawke oilfield in Iraqi Kurdistan. Genel Energy, with which it shares the field, was up nearly 5% at one stage before falling back. The full text […]

Genel Energy to Upgrade Tawke Oilfield

Following a significant upgrade in the gross reserves of the Tawke oilfield in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Genel Energy plc today announced that it is to embark along with its partners, on a plant and pipeline upgrade which will significantly increase the production capacity of the field. The London-listed Anglo-Turkish company said that the […]

Update on DNO's Kurdistan Operations

DNO International today [Wednesday] received a second payment of USD 60 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government in respect of oil exports from the Tawke field operated by the Company in northern Iraq. A first payment of USD 103.7 million was received in June 2011. The Company had previously reported temporary reductions in production from […]

DNO Shares Up on Strong Results

Shares in DNO International closed up more than 11% on Wednesday after the company announced strong performance in the second quarter of 2011 with a working interest production of 48,582 barrels of oil per day (bopd), doubling of the reserves at the Tawke field and good financial performance. Sales recognized in the second quarter this […]

DNO Up 8% on Increased Reserves

Shares in DNO International jumped 8% on Tuesday following its report of a more than doubling of reserves for the Tawke oil field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, as a result of a review and assessment by a firm of independent reservoir engineers. The just completed audit of reserves by France’s Beicip Franlab places […]

DNO to Pay Damages and Costs up to $92m

Reuters reports that Norwegian oil company DNO said it had resolved a long dispute over former U.S. diplomat Peter Galbraith's middle-man role in a 2004 Iraqi oil deal by paying damages and legal costs as high as $92 million. That compares to the $55 to $75 million in damages DNO estimated last October it would […]

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DNO's New Statement of Oil Reserves

DNO has today presented its Annual Statement of Reserves ("ASR") as of 31.12.2010. The total remaining P50 reserves for DNO as of 31.12.2010 are estimated at 194.2 million barrels of oil equivalents, on a working interest (WI) basis, which represent the commercial reserves, class 1-3, under Norwegian Petroleum Directorate classification. This is an increase of 30% […]

Oil Exports From Kurdistan Delayed

Iraqi Kurdistan has not yet started exporting crude oil, despite a reported agreement that exports would resume from 1st February, Iraqi oil ministry sources said on Tuesday. Two top oil ministry officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Platts that there had been no additional oil supplied from two producing fields in the Kurdish region […]

DNO's Kurdistan Output Dips in November

DNO reports a working interest (WI) production of 9,883 bopd in November. The November net entitlement production was 6,355 bopd at an average realized oil price of USD 62 per barrel. As the local sales from the Tawke field recommenced in the beginning of December, the Company expects a WI production of around 20,000 bopd […]

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Genel Enerji Sells Iraq Oilfield Stakes for $175m

Turkish oil company Genel Enerji AS has reportedly agreed to sell part of its stake in three northern Iraq oilfields to South Korea’s UI Energy Corp. for more than $175 million [210 billion Iraqi dinars]. BusinessWeek reports that Genel Enerji will sell 5 percent stakes in the Dohuk and Tawke fields and 10 percent of […]