Tag Archives | Vinson & Elkins

Iraq Ministry of Oil pays US Law Firm $2.6m

By John Lee. Texas-based law firm Vinson and Elkins has received more than $2.6 million for its role as legal advisor to Iraq's Ministry of Oil in the United States. According to documents filed under the US's Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), the sum relates to the six-month period to the end of January. The […]

GKP announces 2023 Guidance, New Chair

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has provided an operational and corporate update today. The information contained in this announcement has not been audited and may be subject to further review. Jon Harris, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "2022 was a strong year for GKP, in which we made progress on multiple fronts that will position […]

GKP appoints new Non-Executive Director

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced the appointment of Kimberley Wood as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 01 October 2018. Kimberley Wood is a legal professional with 18 years' experience and a specialist in the oil and gas sector.  Most recently she was Head of the Oil and Gas for EMEA at Norton Rose […]

Legal Firm to Pursue Buyers of Kurdish Oil

By John Lee. The Iraqi government has reportedly engaged the law firm Vinson and Elkins to target  buyers of the crude oil which they say is being illegally exported from Iraqi Kurdistan. A anonymous Iraqi source told Reuters: “This is not a game. Anyone who buys this oil is doing something illegal ... We will target […]