Operations - Kurdistan Region

From a pioneer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to an international Anglo-Turkish E&P Company

Taq Taq

Taq Taq PSC

Bina Bawi

Bina Bawi PSC


Ber Bahr

Ber Bahr PSC



Miran PSC




Tawke PSC




Dohuk PSC



Chia Surkh

Chia Surkh PSC




Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Our existing Kurdistan Region of Iraq portfolio, across our seven PSC licences, offers an attractive spectrum of geological risk by running through diverse geographies with different hydrocarbon systems, from Peshkabir in the north to Chia Surkh in the south.

Genel has interests in two of the largest producing fields in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Taq Taq and Tawke, with access to local and international markets. These fields have a currently estimated gross proven and probable (2P) reserves of 1.2 billion barrels of oil (429 mmbbls net to Genel Energy) and gross proven, probable and possible reserves of 1.7 billion barrels of oil (614 mmbbls net to Genel Energy).

We are targeting material production capacity growth to achieve gross production capacity of 200,000 bopd at both fields in 2015.

Supporting Infrastructure

During 2013, the KRG completed the construction of its export pipeline infrastructure, giving it an independent route to export its oil production to world markets. 

In January 2014, the KRG announced that initial quantities of crude oil from the Tawke field had flowed through the pipeline system and arrived into storage at the port of Ceyhan on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. At the start of 2015 pipeline exports had increased to over 450,000 bopd, with further growth expected in the near-term, ensuring that production from Taq Taq and Tawke is not constrained by pipeline capacity. 

Map Nov 2014