Tag Archives | Gulf Keystone Petroleum

GKP announces Share Buyback

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced its intention to commence a share buyback programme, using the company’s existing cash resources to make market purchases of Gulf Keystone common shares for a maximum consideration of US$25 million, with the first stage of that programme being initiated now to purchase Gulf Keystone shares for […]

Genel Energy changes Organisational Structure

Genel Energy has announced the appointment of Mike Adams (pictured) as Technical Director, and PDMR, with immediate effect. The appointment follows a repositioning of the role of Chief Operating Officer (‘COO’), which is now split into ‘pre-production’ and ‘on production’ business lines. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Mike is responsible for all pre-production activities […]

GKP CFO Steps Down

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that Sami Zouari (pictured), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will be stepping down as CFO and a Director of the Company during the second half of the year, and will leave the business by no later than 2 December 2019. Mr Zouari has been CFO of GKP since January 2015 […]

GKP Maintains Production Guidance; Shares Up

Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) were trading up 3 percent on Monday after the company provided an operational and corporate update on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. Analyst Peel Hunt has reportedly re-issued its “Buy” rating during the morning. Operational Operational activity continues at the Shaikan Field (pictured) to complete the debottlenecking programme in […]

GKP to Increase Production; Shares Rise

Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) closed 4.3 percent higher on Wednesday after the company provided an operational and corporate update. Operational Production operations, underpinned by strong performance of the Shaikan Jurassic reservoir, continue in line with expectations. Average gross production of 31,563 barrels of oil per day (“bopd”) was achieved in 2018, at the […]

GKP appoints new Non-Executive Director

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced the appointment of Kimberley Wood as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 01 October 2018. Kimberley Wood is a legal professional with 18 years’ experience and a specialist in the oil and gas sector.  Most recently she was Head of the Oil and Gas for EMEA at Norton Rose […]

Record Profits at Gulf Keystone

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced its results for the half year ended 30 June 2018. Highlights to 30 June 2018 and post reporting period Operational Gulf Keystone’s operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq remained safe and secure throughout H1 2018 with plant uptime at Production Facility 1 (“PF-1”) and Production Facility 2 (“PF-2”) […]

GKP confirms Shaikan Payment

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has confirmed that a gross payment of $27.0 million ($21.2 million net to GKP) has been received from the Kurdistan Regional Government for Shaikan crude oil sales during May 2018. (Source: GKP)

GKP Appoints New Director

Following the earlier announcement that Philip Dimmock will retire and thus not seek re-election at today’s Annual General Meeting, Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced the appointment of Martin Angle as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from Monday 16th July 2018. Mr Angle has had a distinguished executive career across investment banking, private equity and […]

GKP Completes $100m Bond Issue

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd., operator of the Shaikan Field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, has announced the successful completion of the private placement of a 5-year senior unsecured $100 million bond issue (the “New Notes”). The New Notes will be issued at 100 percent of par and carry a 10 percent fixed semi-annual coupon. […]

GKP may issue $100m Bond

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has mandated Pareto Securities to arrange fixed income investor meetings in conjunction with a potential bond issue. Following these meetings, and subject to market conditions and acceptable terms, a 5-year senior unsecured bond issue of $100 million (the “New Notes”) may take place. The proceeds from the New Notes will be […]