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Dolphin Rig Goes on Contract
Friday, March 26, 2021The Borgland Dolphin semisub has gone on contract with DNO Norge, Dolphin Drilling reported Thursday.

Dolphin Drilling Wins Combined NCS Contract
Tuesday, November 03, 2020The Borgland Dolphin will mobilize for the initial work program, slated to begin early next year. PHOTO SOURCE Dolphin Drilling

Europa Oil & Gas Acquires Offshore Ireland License
Friday, June 12, 2020The new asset is in line with the company's plan to refocus its portfolio in Ireland towards gas.

Faroe Fights DNO Offer With Valuation Report
Wednesday, January 02, 2019Faroe Petroleum says its value far surpasses a bid by DNO ASA.

DNO Withdraws Request For Faroe Board Seats As Conflict Escalates
Monday, August 27, 2018DNO withdrew its request for seats on the board of Faroe Petroleum amid an escalating war of words between the companies.

KRG Delivers Payments to Genel, DNO, Gulf for Tawke, Shaikan Production
Monday, January 23, 2017Genel Energy plc, DNO ASA and Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd all receive payments from the Kurdistan Regional Government.

DNO Makes Oil Find in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Monday, January 09, 2017Oil has been discovered in the Cretaceous horizon in the southern flank of the Peshkabir field.

Total, Shell, Eni Eligible to Bid for New Iran Oil, Gas Projects
Tuesday, January 03, 2017The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) revealed that several European oil and gas companies will be eligible to bid for the country's new oil and gas projects.

KRG Doing All It Can To Ensure IOC Payments Says Deputy Prime Minister
Monday, December 05, 2016The Kurdistan Regional Government is doing all it can to ensure prompt payments to international oil and gas companies operating in the area, KRG Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani says.

Norway's DNO Signs Iran Oil Field Deal
Wednesday, November 16, 2016DNO is to study the development of an oil field in Iran, becoming the second western company after France's Total to sign an energy deal in the country since the lifting of sanctions.

DNO Receives KRG Payment for Tawke Field Deliveries
Wednesday, November 02, 2016DNO ASA receives $31.33 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government as payment towards August crude oil deliveries to the export market from the Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

DNO Completes 3 New Production Wells in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Wednesday, October 12, 2016DNO ASA reports the completion of 3 new production wells at the flagship Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

DNO Launching Aggressive Drilling Campaign at Tawke Field
Thursday, August 18, 2016DNO ASA is launching an "aggressive" drilling campaign at the company's flagship Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Gulf Keystone Rejects DNO Offer
Monday, August 01, 2016The board of Gulf Keystone has rejected DNO ASA's proposal to acquire the total share capital of the company, which it received by letter on July 28.

DNO Makes Offer for Gulf Keystone Petroleum
Friday, July 29, 2016Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO ASA has unveiled a proposal to acquire all of the enlarged share capital in Gulf Keystone Petroleum for $300 million.

DNO Confirms KRG Payment for Tawke Deliveries
Wednesday, June 01, 2016DNO ASA confirms the receipt of $16.3 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government as a second payment towards April crude oil deliveries to the export market from the Tawke field.

Genel, DNO, Gulf Keystone Receive KRG Payments
Tuesday, April 12, 2016Genel Energy plc, DNO ASA and Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd receive payments from the Kurdistan Regional Government for crude oil exports in March from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

DNO, Genel Energy, Gulf Keystone Confirm KRG Payments
Tuesday, March 22, 2016DNO ASA, Genel Energy and Gulf Keystone Petroleum all confirm payments from the Kurdistan Regional Government for oil exported from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

DNO 'Pressing on the Accelerator' in 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016DNO says that its foot is "coming off the brake and pressing on the accelerator" in 2016, after implementing a range of cuts last year.

Genel Energy Sees $1B in Impairments, Suffers $1.1B Loss
Thursday, March 03, 2016Genel Energy posts impairment costs of $1.03 billion in relation to the Taq Taq PSC in 2015, following revised assumptions on recoverable reserves at the field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

DNO, Total Report Record Output amid 4Q Losses
Thursday, February 11, 2016European energy firms DNO ASA and Total record report production outputs in 2015 amid fourth quarter losses.

IOCs Confirm KRG Oil Export Payments
Wednesday, January 06, 2016Gulf Keystone Petroleum, DNO ASA and Genel Energy all confirm receipt of payment from the Kurdistan Regional Government for oil exported from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

KRG Pays Taq Taq Field Partners
Tuesday, January 05, 2016The Taq Taq field partners receive a gross payment of $30 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government for oil exported through the Kurdistan Region of Iraq-Turkey pipeline.

DNO Receives Partial Payment from KRG for Oil Exports
Thursday, December 03, 2015DNO ASA confirms receipt of $30 million by the Kurdistan Regional Government as a partial payment towards oil exported from the Tawke field.

Gulf Keystone Receives Monthly Oil Payment from Iraqi Kurdistan
Wednesday, December 02, 2015Gulf Keystone Petroleum receives a gross payment of $15 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government for oil exports, marking the third consecutive month of regular payments.

IOCs Cut Kurdistan CAPEX due to Payment Trouble
Tuesday, December 01, 2015DNO, Genel and Gulf Keystone's combined CAPEX in Kurdistan has fallen considerably as a result of the Kurdistan Regional Government's lack of payment to producing international oil companies.

Norwegian Oil Firm DNO Says Keen on Iran Entry
Thursday, August 20, 2015Norway's DNO, which has operations across the Middle East, wants to do business in Iran if sanctions against the country are lifted as planned.

DNO Announces Production Increase at Tawke Field in Iraq
Thursday, May 28, 2015DNO reports that oil production at the Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq has increased between 1Q and 2Q, 2015.

DNO Confirms Payment from Kurdistan for Oil Exports
Wednesday, December 03, 2014Norway's DNO confirms that it has received a share of $30 million as a first payment for oil exported by the Kurdistan Region Government.

DNO Appoints Regtien as its New COO
Tuesday, October 28, 2014Middle East and North Africa-focused DNO appoints ex-Shell man Jeroen Regtien as its new chief operating officer.

DNO's Iraqi Tawke Oilfield Output Increase Delayed
Wednesday, October 15, 2014DNO says the departure of contractors from its Tawke oilfield in Iraqi Kurdistan delayed the push to increase its output capacity.

Norway's DNO Says Committed to Kurdistan Despite Violence
Thursday, August 21, 2014Norway’s DNO says it remains committed to its operations in Iraq’s Kurdistan region in spite of nearby violence.

Genel Says Kurdish Fields 'Remain Safe and Secure'
Friday, August 08, 2014Genel Energy reports that its Taq Taq and Tawke fields in Iraqi Kurdistan "remain safe and secure" amid fighting between Islamic State and Peshmerga forces in Kurdish territory.

DNO Continuing Operations at All Iraq Oil Fields
Thursday, August 07, 2014DNO continues operations in Iraq's Kurdistan region in spite of Islamic State militants extending their gains in northern Iraq.

DNO Stops Yemen Production amid Strikes
Tuesday, June 24, 2014Norway's DNO declares force majeure and stops production on Yemeni fields amid blockades and strikes by local groups.

Kurdistan's Tawke Field Hits 120,000 Bpd
Thursday, June 05, 2014DNO International reports that its Tawke field in Kurdistan achieved production of 120,021 barrels of oil per day in May.

Genel on Track for 60,000-70,000 Barrels per Day in 2014
Tuesday, April 22, 2014Genel Energy says it remains on track to produce between 60,000 and 70,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2014.

Oil Firm DNO to Add Export Capacity from Northern Iraq
Thursday, February 20, 2014Norway's DNO plans to build a second pipeline to export oil out of its Tawke field in Iraqi Kurdistan.

DNO Completes Sfax, Ras El Besh Acquisitions in Tunisia
Monday, January 20, 2014DNO International completes its farm-in to the Sfax Offshore Exploraiton Permit and the Ras El Besh Concession in the Republic of Tunisia.

DNO's Yemen Well Flows at 5,900 BOPD
Wednesday, October 30, 2013DNO International's Salsala-1 exploration well on Block 32 onshore Yemen has flowed at 5,900 barrels of oil per day.

DNO Starts Testing Tawke-23 Well in Kurdistan
Monday, September 16, 2013DNO International says it has begun extensive testing of its Tawke-23 exploration well in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Turkey-Iraqi Kurdistan Oil Pipeline Nearly Completed – DNO
Wednesday, August 21, 2013DNO reports that a new pipeline, which will carry crude oil from the Kurdistan region of Iraq to Turkey, is nearing completion.

DNO Expands Exploration Portfolio in Oman, Yemen
Wednesday, July 10, 2013DNO gets operatorship of Block 84, onshore Yemen, while farming into Block 36, onshore Oman.

DNO Makes Jurassic Discovery in Kurdistan's Tawke Field
Tuesday, June 11, 2013DNO International reports that its deep Tawke-17 well in the Kurdistan region of Iraq has flowed oil at 1,500 barrels per day from an Upper Jurassic reservoir.

DNO Farms into Tunisian Offshore Concessions
Tuesday, June 04, 2013DNO International agrees a farm-in deal for the Sfax Offshore Exploration Permit and Ras El Besh Concession in Tunisia.

DNO Signs Somaliland PSC
Tuesday, April 23, 2013DNO International will conduct an extensive seismic program across Block SL18, onshore Somaliland, after signing a production sharing contract with the country's government.

DNO Made Record Profit in 2012
Tuesday, February 12, 2013DNO plans to boost its exploration and development spending further in 2013 after making a record profit of $180 million last year.

Iraq Postpones Budget on Account of Kurdistan Dispute
Tuesday, February 12, 2013Iraqi lawmakers' differences over paying oil companies in Kurdistan delays the country's budget.

DNO Gets Kurdistan Payment
Monday, December 03, 2012DNO International has received $116 million in partial payment for oil exports from the onshore Tawke field in Iraqi Kurdistan.

DNO Hits Record Production at Block 8, Oman
Wednesday, November 21, 2012DNO International has boosted daily production at Block 8, offshore Oman, to 20,000 barrels of oil and 60 million cubic feet of gas.