GKP set for Growth


Production & Development 

  • Significant operational progress made in the last 3.5 years between the Shaikan-1 discovery in 2009 and the submission of the Shaikan Field Development Plan ("FDP") in early 2013, which is currently being reviewed by regulatory authorities
  •  Two new production facilities at Shaikan (PF-1 & PF-2) nearing completion
  • 2013 production capacity of 40,000 bopd, expected to increase to 150,000 bopd in  2015


  • Gulf Keystone's ramp up in production fully aligned with the region's ongoing infrastructure development
  • Alternative transport options exist for Gulf Keystone's crude whilst the Shaikan pipeline is constructed, including the ability to truck and accessing growing pipeline infrastructure, including a planned oil pipeline with initial capacity of 300,000 bopd to the Fishkabur pump station on the border with Turkey expected to complete in 2013

Exploration & Appraisal

  • Extensive drilling campaign continues with the Company's 18th and 19th wells: Shaikan-7 deep exploration well & Shaikan-10 development well to spud in Q2 2013
  • Following recent success of the Sheikh Adi-2 well, appraisal drilling is planned for the 1.9 billion barrel Sheikh Adi field (independently audited P50 gross oil-in place estimate), as well as further exploration work on the block
  • Extensive exploration and appraisal programme is ongoing on the Akri-Bijeel block with two discoveries, Bijell-1 and Bakrman-1, made to date
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