Oil & Gas

Norwegian oil firm DNO says keen on Iran entry


Norway's DNO ASA, which has operations across the Middle East, would like to do business in Iran if sanctions against the country are lifted as planned, the energy company said on Thursday. Oslo-listed DNO has its biggest operation in Iraqi Kurdistan, where it produced about 153,000 barrels of oil per day in the second quarter. It is also present in Oman, Yemen, Somaliland, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.

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DNO profits and production boosted in second quarter


DNO saw a profits boost in the second quarter of the year up from the previous three months. The Norwegian oil and gas operator said there had been an increase from $26million to $55million while its net loss was $40million for the second quarter. The company has also hit record production levels from the Tawke field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq with output averaging 153,346 barrels of oil per day (bopd).