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DNO joins ExxonMobil on Bashiqa license in Kurdistan

DNO joins ExxonMobil on Bashiqa license in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-09-09 12:42
(World Oil) — the Norwegian oil and gas operator (DNO) has announced an agreement with ExxonMobil to join the Bashiqa license in the Kurdistan Region. According to World Oil, DNO will assume operatorship of the license with a 40% paying (32% net) interes ...
DNO joins ExxonMobil on Bashiqa license in Kurdistan - BAS News

PKK Leader Warns Turkey Against Threatening Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-10-02 17:18
ERBIL — A senior military commander of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) warned Turkey over its threats against Kurdistan Region, stating that holding an independence referendum is a legitimate right of the people of Kurdistan. In an interview with a PK ...

Barzani: Kurdistan Will Record New History on 25th September

BAS News - 2017-09-10 19:33
ERBIL— The people of Kurdistan has staged the revolution "Yes for Independence" and will record a new history on 25th September, stated Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. In a congratulatory message for the 56th anniversary of fermenting Great Se ...

Political activists on hunger strike in Rojhilat Kurdistan

ANHA - 2017-09-07 12:04
NEWS DESK – Political activists and civilians in Rojhilat Kurdistan (East Kurdistan) declared a hunger strike for 3 days in support of the laborers’ rights working on the border and denouncing violations of the Iranian regime by the Mullahs. The cities o ...

Russian Companies Eye Investment in Kurdistan: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-06 16:53
ERBIL—The Russian companies hope to invest in and develop trade exchange with the Kurdistan Region, stated the representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to Moscow. Speaking to BasNews on Wednesday, Khoshawi Mala Ibrahim said following RussNe ...

KRG Agrees Settlement of Receivables Owed to DNO, Genel Energy

BAS News - 2017-08-24 14:10
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has assigned its 20% interest in the Tawke filed to the Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO, said Ministry of Natural Resources. The KRG “has reached definitive binding agreements on the settlement of all hi ...

DNO, Genel receive payment for Iraqi Kurdistan oil deliveries

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
LONDON/OSLO,— DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator confirmed on Wednesday the receipt of USD 39.59 million from Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government as payment towards May 2017 crude oil deliveries to the export market from the Tawke license, a DN ...