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GKP Surges on Court Ruling

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum surged more than 25 percent when trading re-commenced at lunchtime on Tuesday, following a court finding in the company's favour. A summary of the English Commercial Court in London's decision was given in court this morning following the trial of the claims asserted by Excalibur Ventures LLC […]

GKP to Suspend Shares Pending Verdict

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced that the English Commercial Court in London has set the date and time for its decision in relation to the claims asserted by Excalibur Ventures LLC against the company, its two subsidiaries, and Texas Keystone as 10.30 a.m. on 10 September 2013. The Judge has indicated that he will […]

GKP Rises on Litigation Update

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) were up 3% on Monday morning on the London Stock Exchange following an update from the company on the progress of a litigation case: On 15 February 2013, the English Commercial Court [pictured] in London ordered Excalibur Ventures LLC ("Excalibur") to make a payment of £4,700,000 […]

GKP Sued by Ex-Soldier over Iraq Oil Rights

By John Lee. Todd Kozel (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, should not be considered a credible witness, a lawyer for Excalibur Ventures said at the opening day of a trial in London. Excalibur is suing the oil explorer for a 30 percent stake of the assets under a collaboration agreement, which according […]

Excalibur Sues Gulf Keystone

Excalibur is suing Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) over Kurdistan's 11-billion-barrel Shaikan oil field in a vigorously-contested lawsuit. The company had a "collaboration agreement" with Texas Keystone, a private company owned by GKP's chairman Todd Kozel and his brothers, giving it 30pc of fields won in any joint bids. According to London's Telegraph, Excalibur, which introduced […]

Gulf Keystone Updates on Shaikan-3

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (LSE: GKP) has announced an update on its Shaikan-3 Shallow Appraisal Well. Following completion as a Sargelu/Alan formation producer and as a result of an acid treatment, Shaikan-3 has achieved a rate of 9,800 bopd. The stabilized flow rate was recorded on a 128/64th inch choke with a flowing tubing pressure of […]

Gulf Keystone Jumps on Shaikan-3 News

Shares in Gulf Keystone (LSE: GKP)jumped 5.5% in London on Wednesday after the company announced the completion of drilling and testing operations on its Shaikan-3 shallow appraisal well. This well was designed to drill and test the Cretaceous intervals in the immediate vicinity of the Shaikan-1 discovery well. The Company has a 75 percent working […]