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Gulf Keystone Petroleum hits 40,000 bpd target at Shaikan
Gulf Keystone in Kurdistan

Gulf Keystone Petroleum hits 40,000 bpd target at Shaikan

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By Amy McLellan A good start to the year for London-listed Gulf Keystone Petroleum, which begins 2015 having met its year-end production target of 40,000 barrels per day from its Shaikan field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. This has been a long-held goal for the company and, given the turbulent geopolitical backdrop in the…

CAMAC Energy plans to ramp up output to 14,000 bopd from the Oyo field in Nigeria
CAMAC offshore NIgeria

CAMAC Energy plans to ramp up output to 14,000 bopd from the Oyo field in Nigeria

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By Stewart Dalby CAMAC Energy, which is listed in New York (NYSE CAK) and Johannesburg (CMC), is a full cycle E&P group focused on developing hydrocarbon resources in sub-Saharan Africa. It currently holds nine licences in four countries covering an area of 43,000 sq km (10 million acres) including current production and other exploration properties…

Range Resources sells rig fleet and looks ahead to waterflood projects
Range sells it drilling business

Range Resources sells rig fleet and looks ahead to waterflood projects

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By Amy McLellan The saga of Range Resources has entered a new chapter. The Trinidad-focused E&P, still suspended from trading, is readying plans to begin extended waterflooding to drain additional barrels from its fields. These plans, underpinned by a US$50 million credit facility with China’s Sinosure, could lift production from the Beach Marcelle field to…

What Will 2015 Have In Store For Commodities Prices?
Gold pour at Kirkland Lake

What Will 2015 Have In Store For Commodities Prices?

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By Alastair Ford   If you are a miner with a product to sell, or even if you’re an explorer simply hoping to have a product to sell one day, there seems little doubt that 2015 is opening on a fairly downbeat note.   The gold price remains hidebound at under US$1,200 per ounce, silver…

That Was The Week That Was … In Australia
The ASX

That Was The Week That Was … In Australia

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By Our Man in Oz Minews. Good morning Australia, how did your market start the New Year and more importantly how will it continue? Oz. The start was better than most people expected and if the Aussie dollar keeps falling, the outlook could also be brighter than was expected a few weeks ago. Minews. Tell…

Poweralternatives: New legislation means IRR uplift for Rame Energy’s Chilean wind project
Rame Energy in Chile

Poweralternatives: New legislation means IRR uplift for Rame Energy’s Chilean wind project

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 By Amy McLellan A frustrating end to the year for Independent Power Producer Rame Energy plc, the AIM newcomer which had been gunning to have its first two wind projects operational by year-end and just nine-months since its IPO. The frustration comes from the fact that the small cap renewable energy company had been on…