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GKP Spud Bakrman-1 Exploration Well

Gulf Keystone has announced that the Bakrman-1 exploration well spudded on the Akri-Bijeel block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on 7 May 2012. Bakrman-1, the third exploration well to be drilled on the Akri-Bijeel block, is located 32 km to the north-west of the Bijell-1 discovery well and 25 km to the north-west of […]

Gulf Keystone Update - Shaikan-4 Results 'Excellent'

Gulf Keystone has just issued an update on its ongoing exploration and appraisal programme in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which includes the Shaikan block, a major discovery with independently audited gross oil-in-place volumes of between 8 billion barrels to 13.4 billion barrels calculated on the P90 to P10 basis, with a mean value of […]

Gulf Keystone Appoints Advisers on Akri-Bijeel Sale

Gulf Keystone has announced that it has appointed Strand Hanson Limited and Perella Weinberg Partners UK LLP as Joint Corporate Advisers with immediate effect. Working alongside Strand Hanson, Perella Weinberg Partners will be jointly responsible for coordination of and advice on the sale of the Company's 20 per cent working interest in the Akri-Bijeel block […]

GKP Updates on Kurdistan Operations

Gulf Keystone has issued an update on its ongoing exploration and appraisal programme in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which includes the Shaikan block, a major discovery with independently audited gross oil-in-place volumes of between 8 billion barrels to 13.4 billion barrels calculated on the P90 to P10 basis with a mean value of 10.5 […]

Gulf Keystone Updates on Kurdistan Operations

Gulf Keystone provided an update on Monday morning on its ongoing exploration and appraisal programme in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which includes the Shaikan block, a major discovery with independently audited gross oil-in-place volumes of between 8 billion barrels to 13.4 billion barrels calculated on the P90 to P10 basis with a mean value […]

Gulf Keystone Sees Interest in Akri-Bijeel

Gulf Keystone CEO Todd Kozel (pictured) has told Reuters that the Kurdistan-focused oil explorer has interest for its 20 percent stake in the Arki-Bijeel block in the semi-autonomous region, but any sale was still in the preliminary stages: "We've got a lot of interested parties, but we have not identified a purchaser. "We haven't gone […]

Gulf Keystone Updates on Kurdistan Operations

Gulf Keystone provided an update on Monday on its ongoing exploration and appraisal programme for the Shaikan, Ber Bahr and Akri-Bijeel blocks in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Shaikan is a major discovery with independently audited gross oil-in-place volumes of between 4.9 billion barrels to 10.8 billion barrels calculated on the P90 to P10 basis […]

Gulf Keystone Seeks Algeria Buyers to Focus on Iraq

Gulf Keystone's Legal and Commercial Director, Tony Peart, said the company is seeking a buyer for its 38 percent holding in Algeria’s HBH project, in addition to selling its 20 percent interest in the Akri Bijeel block in Iraqi Kurdistan. “This is a strategic decision to sell because we want to focus on larger opportunities […]

GKP Seeks Buyer for Akri-Bijeel block

Gulf Keystone has announced that it plans to sell a stake in one of its oil blocks in Iraqi Kurdistan. In its half-year operational review, the company said it would seek a buyer for its 20 percent interest in the Akri-Bijeel block, which is estimated to hold around 2.4 billion barrels of oil, and which […]

CROSCO Wins Drilling Contract in Kurdistan

CROSCO Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that wholly-owned subsidiary Rotary Drilling Company commenced with the provision of drilling services for Kalegran Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Company. Drilling services are being provided with Rotary 2000 HP drilling rig Rotary 67 (pictured). The Bekhme 1 […]

Gulf Keystone Announces Annual Results

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (AIM: GKP), the oil and gas exploration and production company operating in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2010. HIGHLIGHTS Financial Summary ·      Loss after tax $26.0 million (2009: $96.3 million) ·      Loss per share 4.17 cents (2009: 22.80 cents) ·      Cash, cash equivalents […]

Gulf Keystone's Bekhme-1 Exploration Well has Spudded

Gulf Keystone has announced that the Bekhme-1 Exploration Well has spudded on the Akri-Bijeel block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on Monday, 21st March 2011. Bekhme-1 is the second exploration well to be drilled on the Akri-Bijeel block, 20 km to the north-east from the Bijell‑1 discovery well (Operator's P50 estimate of 2.4 billion barrels […]