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More Details on Iraqi Solar Projects

By John Lee. Oil Minister Ihssan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail has given further details of the seven “alternative energy” plants that will be built, clarifying that they will all be solar power plants. The projects will have a combined capacity of 750MW, with the largest being a 300-MW facility in Karbala. There will also be plants in… Read More

DNO Adds New Oil Reserves

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, has announced it replaced 87 percent of 2020 production through additions to its proven (1P) reserves notwithstanding reduced activity in the wake of low oil prices. In the Kurdistan region of Iraq, the Company replaced 111 percent of last year’s production through additions to 1P reserves. Yearend… Read More

DNO Buys Exxon’s Stake in Iraqi Oilfield

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, has announced the acquisition of ExxonMobil‘s 32 percent interest in the Baeshiqa license in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, doubling DNO’s operated stake to 64 percent (80 percent paying interest), pending government approval. The Company plans to continue an exploration and appraisal program on the license while… Read More

DNO announces 2020 Interim Results

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today reported interim 2020 revenues of USD 615 million, down a third from a year earlier in the wake of weak oil prices triggered by the pandemic and global economic contraction. Net production totaled 95,100 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd), down nine percent, as the… Read More

Norway issues 61 new licences for oil and gas exploration activities

Thirty companies have received offers of ownership interests in a total of 61 production licences on the Norwegian Shelf in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2020, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Tuesday. The authorities assessed applications from a total of 33 companies during autumn last year. Of the 61 production licences, 34 are… Read More

NOC acquires Yara’s stake in Libyan Fertiliser Company

Norwegian fertiliser producer Yara International has entered into an agreement with Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) on 31 December 2020 to divest its full ownership interest in the Libyan Norwegian Fertiliser Company (LIFECO). Yara’s full legal ownership interest in LIFECO together with all economic rights and all obligations and… Read More

Norway Renews Commitment to Stabilization in Iraq

Norway renews commitment to stabilization with new $7.7m contribution The Government of Norway has contributed NOK 70,000,000 (US$7.7 million) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which supports stabilization and the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the five governorates liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and… Read More