Norwegian energy company DNO set the bar high Wednesday for its operations in the Kurdish north of Iraq by committing to beat all of its rivals combined. “We are committed this year to continue to out-drill, out-produce and out-perform all other international companies in Kurdistan combined,” DNO’s Executive Chairman Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani said in a statement . DNO focuses heavily on operations in the Kurdish north of Iraq. Production from its Tawke field last year averaged 105,500 barrels of oil per day. Peshkabir, which started production in the middle of last year, added another 3,600 bpd. Operations near flagship production facilities in the Kurdish north of Iraq were clouded by security challenges. In January, RBC Capital Markets said it was looking at whether general gains from Peshkabir would lead to overall improvements, or just offset the declines from other areas. DNO said its total operated production […]