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KRG files Civil suit against Baghdad Minister of Oil

By John Lee. The Minister of Natural Resources of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has filed a civil suit against the Baghdad Minister of Oil, accusing him of sending emails and letters with the intention of intimidating international oil companies (IOCs) and interfering with the contractual rights of the IOCs and the KRG. The KRG […]

GKP outlines Payments to Govts for 2021

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has just published details of its payments to governments for the year 2021: Introduction This report sets out details of the payments made to governments by Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd and its subsidiary undertakings ("Gulf Keystone") for the year ended 31 December 2021 as required under Disclosure and […]

GKP declares Divi and gives Update

Gulf Keystone has provided an operational and corporate update: Jon Harris (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "We are pleased today to declare an additional interim dividend of $50 million, bringing distributions over the past eight months to $150 million in line with our commitment to balance investment in growth with returns to shareholders. […]

GKP "on Track" to Meet Production Guidance

Gulf Keystone has provided an operational and corporate update: Jon Harris, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "We are pleased to announce that we have submitted a draft Field Development Plan to the Ministry of Natural Resources. While the timing of FDP approval is uncertain given the scale of the project, this is an important […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Soden Re-joins GKP Board

Further to the recent announcement that Garrett Soden was to be re-appointed to the Board of Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director representing funds managed by Lansdowne Partners Austria GmbH, the Company is pleased to confirm that the formal appointment process has now been completed and as such welcomes Mr Soden back […]