The KRG has received output boosts from two newly operational fields in recent weeks, partially offsetting production declines elsewhere. Output from former cornerstone field Taq Taq has more than halved in the first six months of the year to just 16,000 b/d.

The long awaited, and much-delayed, Atrush field started producing earlier this month, while Norway’s DNO provided an update on the fast tracking of its Peshkabir field. Peshkabir is situated within the Tawke license (DNO 55%op,...