DNO drilling in Tawke field in Iraq’s Kurdistan region

DNO ASA, a Norwegian oil and gas operator, said it plans to drill five production wells yet this year in Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The drilling follows an extensive workover program.

Two rigs currently are working, DNO said. The Tawke-31 well, targeting the main Cretaceous reservoir, is the first Tawke production well to be drilled since 2014. It is expected to reach 2,200 m in September.

A third rig will be added to drill an appraisal well in the fourth quarter in Peshkabir field.

DNO said its second-quarter operated production was up 27% to 122,900 boe/d. Tawke production alone was 117,000 b/d.

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