DNO doubles capacity at Iraqi Kurdistan oil field

11 May 2015

Production to be ramped up over coming months after investment programme completed

Norway’s DNO has doubled capacity at its Tawke field in Iraqi Kurdistan to 200,000 barrels a day (b/d) after a completing an investment programme.  

The company has completed 10 horizontal wells and two early production facilities with a combined capacity of 80,000 b/d. A 44-kilometre, 24-inch pipeline has also been constructed.

Production at the Tawke field will now be ramped up to capacity over the next few months. Output now stands at over 150,000 b/d with average production of 105,000 b/d in the first quarter of 2015. Of this about 8,000 b/d was sold into the local market and the rest made available for export.

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