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GKP Receives Payment for Shaikan Crude

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that, further to the recent statement by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) regarding payment to producers for crude oil exports, an initial payment of USD 15 million (17.5 billion Iraqi dinars) gross has been made to the company. Gulf […]

GKP Shares Up 70% in Past Month

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has given an update this morning on its operations at Shaikan, its key producing asset. Shares in the company are up more than 70 percent from their low in October. The Company is on track to complete all remaining work in order to achieve 40,000 gross barrels of […]

Shares in GKP Jump Again on Iraq Update

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) gained another 19 percent on Thursday morning, following approval of its Field Development Plan (FDP) for Akri-Bijeel, in which it holds a 20 percent working interest. The FDP is based on these two discovery areas, i.e. Bijell area and the Bakrman area. The development will be done […]

GKP Shares Rally on Announcement

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) closed 14 percent higher on Wednesday following the company's announcement that it is to reschedule its Interim Management Statement. The shares had been up as much as 30 percent in the afternoon, on expectations of positive news to follow. The company statement said: "As a result […]

GKP Confirms Operations Safe

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum confirmed on Thursday that the Company's operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, including ongoing production and trucking operations at both Shaikan production facilities, remain safe and secure. While there is no immediate threat to any of the Company's operations in the region, the company continues to monitor the […]

New Non-Execs at GKP

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited has announced the appointment of Dr Joseph A. Stanislaw and Mr V Uthaya Kumar to the Board as Non-Executive Directors with immediate effect. Dr Joseph A. Stanislaw has spent the last three decades as a senior adviser within the energy industry. He was previously President and CEO of […]

Gerstenlauer Takes Helm at GKP

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that Todd Kozel has decided to stand down from the Board of Directors of the Company and not to accept the previously announced role of Executive Director upon retiring as Chief Executive Officer. As such, Mr Kozel declined to seek re-election to the Board at the company's Annual General […]

Gulf Keystone Up on Shaikan Update

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has given an update on its production operations at Shaikan in Iraqi Kurdistan, its key producing asset. The company's shares closed up 1.9 percent on Friday. Production Development plans to increase Shaikan production capacity to 40,000 gross barrels of oil per day ("bopd") by year-end 2014 are on […]

GKP Shares Up on Excalibur Statement

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has issued a statement this morning confirming that Excalibur does not intend to appeal against the September court judgement, and has agreed to a payment of £17.5 million relating to costs. Shares in GKP were trading up 7 percent on Monday morning. The full text of the GKP […]