Q4 2023 Trading Update and Invitation to Earnings Call

Oslo, 15 January 2024 – DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, will publish its Q4 2023 operating and interim financial results on 8 February at 07:00 (CET). A videoconference call with executive management will follow at 14:00 (CET). The Company issues below an update on production and sales volumes for the quarter as well as other key financial information that will be further discussed in the earnings call.

Volumes (boepd)

Gross operated productionQ4 2023Q3 2023Q4 2022
North Sea---
Net entitlement productionQ4 2023Q3 2023Q4 2022
North Sea16,87914,28814,976
SalesQ4 2023Q3 2023Q4 2022
North Sea15,62815,74915,152
Equity accounted production (net)Q4 2023Q3 2023Q4 2022
      Côte d’Ivoire        3,4763,3733,560

Selected cash flow items

DNO’s share of crude oil from the Tawke license during the quarter has been sold to local buyers with payments received directly by DNO in advance. No crude oil was delivered to the Kurdistan Regional Government for export by pipeline through Türkiye.

DNO received in the fourth quarter USD 6.3 million tax refund in Norway which relates to the tax assessment for 2022.

Also during the quarter, the Company paid a dividend of NOK 0.25 per share (totaling USD 22.7 million).

Other items and information

DNO participated in two appraisals well on the Norwegian Continental Shelf in the quarter. The Bergknapp appraisal well in PL836S (30 percent working interest) was spudded 1 October and completed 13 December while the Ofelia appraisal well in PL929 (10 percent working interest) was spudded 2 October and completed 19 November. Both wells were successful in confirming and appraising the original discoveries; the Ofelia well also led to a new gas discovery in the overlying Kyrre formation.

Earnings call login details

Please visit www.dno.no for login details ahead of the call.


The information contained in this release is based on a preliminary assessment of the Company’s Q4 2023 operating and interim financial results and may be subject to change.

For further information, please contact:
Media: [email protected]
Investors: [email protected]

DNO ASA is a Norwegian oil and gas operator active in the Middle East, the North Sea and West Africa. Founded in 1971 and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, the Company holds stakes in onshore and offshore licenses at various stages of exploration, development and production in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Norway, the United Kingdom, Côte d’Ivoire, Netherlands and Yemen.

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.