The UAE’s Dana Gas announced in its Q2 results that expansion work at the Khor Mor gas field in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The 400mn cfd Khor Mor field is operated by Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum on behalf of the Pearl Consortium (Dana Gas 35%, Crescent Petroleum 35%, OMV 10%, Mol 10%, RWE 10%). A major two-train expansion project is underway, which is planned to boost capacity to 650mn cfd in Q1 2022 and then 900mn cfd in 2023.

However, Dana Gas announced that due to the pandemic, the EPC contractor “has declared Force Majeure with respect to the execution of the project timeline…Pearl has replicated Force Majeure similarly to the KRG pursuant to the terms of the GSA [Gas Sales Agreement: MEES, 8 March 2019] signed in 2019.” (CONTINUED - 153 WORDS)