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GKP Shares Rally on Half-Year Results

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP), a leading independent operator and producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, were trading 12 percent higher today after the company announced its results for the half year ended 30 June 2021. Jon Harris (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "I am pleased to report […]

Gulf Keystone announces Special Dividend

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that its Board has approved the declaration of a special dividend of $25 million. Jon Harris (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "Given continuing strong oil prices, improving macroeconomic conditions and our robust financial position, we are pleased to deliver on our commitment to consider further shareholder distributions […]

KRG amends Oil Payment Terms; Share Prices Fall

By John Lee. Shares in oil companies operating in Iraqi Kurdistan have been hit by a change in payment terms imposed by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Genel Energy, Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) and DNO this morning reported to the markets that they have received letters from the KRG proposing an amendment to payment terms […]

GKP claims "Strong Start to 2021"

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced its audited results for the full year ended 31 December 2020. Jon Harris, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "Against the backdrop of extraordinary global challenges in 2020, GKP acted decisively to successfully manage the impact of COVID-19 on our staff, contractors and production operations. We achieved all of our cost […]

GKP Resumes Kurdistan Investment Programme

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announce the resumption of the Company's growth plans to ramp-up gross production towards 55,000 barrels of oil per day ("bopd"). Jon Harris (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "After a year of successfully managing the impact of COVID-19 on our people and production operations at Shaikan, we are pleased […]

GKP issues Update on Shaikan Field

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has provided a Competent Person's Report ("CPR") update on the Shaikan Field in which it has an 80% working interest.   The CPR, an independent third-party evaluation of the Company's reserves and resources as at 31 December 2020, was prepared by ERC Equipoise ("ERCE"). Jon Harris, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, […]

GKP Shares Rise following Update

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) closed the day up more than 5 percent on Wednesday, after the Kurdistan-focused oil producer provided an operational and corporate update to the markets. Jón Ferrier, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "I am pleased to report that throughout 2020, Gulf Keystone successfully managed the challenging […]

GKP appoints New CEO

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced the appointment of Jon Harris as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr Harris has over 30 years' experience in the oil and gas industry and joins GKP from SASOL Limited, an integrated energy and chemicals company based in South Africa where he was Executive Vice President, Upstream. […]

GKP Shares Rally following Update

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum, have rallied more than 20 percent after the company issued an operational and corporate update on Tuesday: Jón Ferrier, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "We have made significant operational strides in recent months, ensuring we remain on-track to achieve our revised targets for the year. I […]

GKP Shares Rise as Workover Completed

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) were trading up 5 percent on Monday morning as the company announced that the planned workover on the SH-12 well has been completed safely. Jón Ferrier (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "We continue to successfully manage the challenging macro backdrop and make operational progress. […]

GKP Reports Loss for 1H 2020

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) were trading largely unchanged at lunchtime on Thursday, after the company announced a loss for the half year ended 30 June 2020. Company statement: Jón Ferrier, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "We moved decisively to protect the business and preserve liquidity in response to COVID-19 […]

GKP CFO to Chair Oryx

Oryx Petroleum has announces the appointment of Sami Zouari (pictured) as Board Chair and Independent Director with immediate effect. Mr. Zouari  succeeds Jean Claude Gandur who recently resigned from the Corporation as part of transactions consummated between The Addax and Oryx Group PLC and Zeg Oil and Gas Limited. Sami Zouari was most recently the […]