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GKP Revenues Triple

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) closed up nearly 13 percent on Wednesday after the company announced that revenue for 2021 had almost tripled. In its results for the full year ended 31 December 2021, Jon Harris, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "I am pleased to report a year of strong […]

Former CEO of GKP Jailed for Tax Evasion

By John Lee. A US court has sentenced the former CEO of Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) to five years in prison for tax evasion. According to a statement from the US Department of Justice, Todd Kozel used offshore structures, trusts, and bank accounts to conceal a portion of his undeclared income from the U.S. government. […]

GKP Shares Rise on Corporate Update

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) ended the day up more than 6 percent on Friday, as the Kurdistan-focused oil producer gave an operational and corporate update: Jon Harris (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "We continue to safely navigate a challenging operating environment due to COVID-19, with gross average year-to-date […]

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 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. […]

Ferrier Steps Down as CEO of GKP

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that Jón Ferrier (pictured), Chief Executive Officer, has informed the Board of his intention to retire from the Company upon appointment of a successor and after a period of handover. The Company is now commencing a formal, externally facilitated, search process and will provide an update as and when […]

GKP to Cut Workforce by 40%

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has provided an operational and corporate update in advance of Friday's Annual General Meeting: Jón Ferrier, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "In response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and macroeconomic conditions, we took decisive actions to preserve liquidity and safeguard the long-term health of the business. We […]