Norwegian energy company DNO International said Monday it started producing oil from new wells in the Tawke field in the Kurdish region of Iraq. DNO said Tawke-21 and Tawke-22 were producing oil at a combined rate of 37,000 barrels per day. Executive Chairman Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani said in a statement production from the Tawke field was close to what the company can deliver through existing pipeline infrastructure and by road. “With the exceptional results from these latest wells … we are on track to meet our ambitious deliverability goal of 200,000 barrels per day in 2014,” he said Monday. Genel Energy, led by former BP boss Tony Hayward , said in January an energy agreement between the semiautonomous Kurdistan Regional Government and Turkey, coupled with the completion of new pipeline infrastructure, should lead to a rise in oil exports from oil fields in the Kurdish region. Kurdish oil issues are […]