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GKP appoints new Non-Exec Chairman

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced the appointment of Jacobus (“Jaap”) Huijskes as Non-Executive Chairman effective as of 11 April 2018, immediately following the announcement of the Company’s 2017 Full Year Results.   Jaap Huijskes, who replaces Keith Lough as Chairman, joined the Board of Gulf Keystone in November 2017 as a Non-Executive Director.  Today’s […]

Shaikan Crude Oil Sales Agreement Signed

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that a crude oil sales agreement has been signed between Gulf Keystone Petroleum International Ltd (“GKPI”), on behalf of the Shaikan contractors, and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Under the agreement, the KRG will purchase Shaikan crude oil at the monthly average Dated Brent oil price minus a total […]

Shaikan Payment Update

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has confirmed that a gross payment of $15.0 million ($12.0 million net to GKP) has been received from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for Shaikan crude oil export sales in August 2017. (Source: GKP)

Gulf Keystone appoints New Non-Executive Director

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced the appointment of Jacobus (“Jaap”) Huijskes as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Jaap Huijskes was most recently a Director at OMV, the Austrian integrated oil and gas company listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. While at OMV, he was responsible for Exploration and Production (E&P) and oversaw the […]

GKP Reports on Payments to Governments

Gulf Keystone Petroleum has issued the details of the payments made to governments for the year ended 31 December 2015, as required under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules of the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Basis for preparation Total payments below £86,000 made to a government are excluded from this report as permitted under the Regulations. […]

GKP seeks Relief with Bondholders

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) closed down nearly 3 percent on Friday after it reached agreement with less than 75 percent of its bondholders to delay making interest payments. The company’s full statement: Further to the Company’s disclosure on 14 April 2016, Gulf Keystone confirms that constructive dialogue continues with a […]

GKP Announces Options; Shares Plunge to New Low

Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) plunged 30 percent to a new low following the mid-morning announcement of details of fundraising and investment options: Gulf Keystone today publishes further details on potential interim investment scenarios to build a common foundation for stakeholder discussions on the Company’s need for near-term fundraising, upcoming debt obligations and possible […]

GKP Shaikan Payment Update

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that a gross payment of $7.5 million has been received from the Kurdistan Regional Government (“KRG”) for Shaikan crude oil exports in February 2016. This gross payment comprises the Company’s monthly contractual revenue entitlement under the Shaikan Production Sharing Contract for crude oil exports in February […]

GKP hits Seven-Year Low; Bondholder Nego Continues

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) fell to a seven-year low in early trading on Thursday, as the company said it is continuing discussions with bondholders. The company announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2015: Highlights to 31 December 2015 and post reporting period Operational Gulf Keystone’s operations in […]

KRG Authorises GKP Shaikan Payment

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) announced today that the Kurdistan Regional Government has authorised a gross payment of US$15 million (US$12 million net to Gulf Keystone) to the company. Further to the KRG’s Ministry of Natural Resources (“MNR”) press release of 1 February 2016, this payment is being made on the basis of the Company’s monthly […]

MOL Relinquishes Akri-Bijeel Licence

By John Lee. MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc has announced that, in agreement with its partners Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) and the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry of Natural Resources, it has decided to relinquish the Akri-Bijeel Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The company said its decision was based on a comprehensive assessment […]

Gulf Keystone receives Shaikan Payment

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has confirmed that a gross payment of US$15 million (US$12 million net to Gulf Keystone) has been received by the Company for Shaikan crude oil export sales. This payment satisfies the Company’s invoice for the month of December 2015 submitted to the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry of Natural Resources (“MNR”). Following […]