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Gulf Keystone Petroleum provides production and marketing update

Gulf Keystone, the operator of the world class Shaikan field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, today confirms that it continues to produce in excess of 40,000 barrels of oil per day following the successful completion of de-bottlenecking operations at PF-1. As a result of the continuing dialogue wit... Monday, June 29, 2015

New Gulf Keystone CEO officially appointed

Further to the Company's announcement of 1 June 2015, Gulf Keystone confirms today that John Gerstenlauer has retired as the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Jón Ferrier has been appointed as CEO with immediate effect. John Gerstenlauer will retire as a Director of the Company on the day... Friday, June 5, 2015

Oil price, Gulf Keystone, San Leon, Fastnet, Sundry-Bowleven-Circle- And finally...

Oil price Last week the oil price was weak mainly due to the dollar strength but it picked up sharply right at the end. A combination of inventory draw and the continued fall in the rig count, which was down 13 oil rigs at 646, gave bulls fresh impetus. Accordingly, WTI was up 58 cents on the week ... Monday, June 1, 2015

Gulf Keystone Petroleum confirms appointment of Jón Ferrier as CEO

Following recent press speculation, Gulf Keystone Petroleum confirms that it is in the process of appointing Jón Ferrier as CEO. Following a brief transition period, John Gerstenlauer will retire as CEO and, at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting, as a Director of the Company. A further an... Monday, June 1, 2015

Oil price, Faroe, Sound, Sundry-Gulfsands-Gulf Keystone- And finally...

Oil price Another bad day in the crude markets yesterday as a combination of continued dollar strength, absorption of Saudi export numbers and profit taking in WTI as the June contract expired. Indeed volumes of the next month July contract were noticeably higher than usual as traders saw more than... Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gulf Keystone - Equity issuance strengthens financial position

GKP's oversubscribed equity offering gives it renewed financial strength, with cash in hand of over $120m. This allows GKP to invest to maintain its current capability of 40mb/d and cover operating expenses in 2015 even without receipt of revenues from oil sales (which we fully expect it to receive ... Monday, May 11, 2015

Oil price, Wood Group, Gulfsands, Sundry-Aminex-India tax-Argos-GKP/T5- And finally...

Oil price Traders I have spoken to this morning called yesterday turgid but at least it stayed in the range, it may not do that today as we have an avalanche of economic data to assess. Plenty of Euro data including UK inflation, in the US it is retail sales which should post the first good month o... Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Gulf Keystone Petroleum 2014 results highlights; after tax loss of $248.2 million

Gulf Keystone, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, today announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2014. Highlights Operational 2014 gross production of 6,484,391 barrels of oil (2013: 496,921 barrels of oil) wit... Thursday, April 9, 2015

Oil price, Gulf Keystone/Genel, Afren, Sundry-PetroMatad-Amerisur, And finally...

Oil price Five days is a long time in oil price terms and this Easter much has happened, causing wild fluctuations in the crude price. The Iran nuclear accord and the Saudi pricing schedules between them have meant at least for Brent, the swing was at one stage over five dollars in less than two wo... Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Oil price, Falklands drilling, Sound Oil, Gulf Keystone, Afren, Sundry-Shell-Amerisur-Range Resources, And finally...

Oil price The inevitable rally in the oil price as the chances of a deal with Iran on the nuclear front starts to recede. Although John Kerry and his team are apparently staying in Lausanne until tonight the market has assumed that a deal is not now imminent. This may be premature as I understand t... Thursday, April 2, 2015

Malcy's Flash Blog

A flash blog this morning as I am off to a number of meetings, all the companies will be covered in more detail tomorrow as appropriate. Things to watch for: Today is deadline day for the Iran negotiations, apparently it's on the desk of the Supreme Leader but dont rule out a rollover until the 30... Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Non-Executive Chairman to retire from Gulf Keystone

Gulf Keystone Petroleum announces that Simon Murray, the Company's Non-Executive Chairman is to retire from the Board of Directors of Gulf Keystone. Andrew Simon, Senior Independent Director, will assume the role of Interim Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect. A search process for a new No... Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Oil price, Cape, Gulf Keystone, Thalassa, And finally...

Oil price The oil price reaction since the API inventory stats has been quite muted, if the stock build is confirmed by the EIA numbers tonight I suspect it wont be such an easy ride. The API announced inventory build of 10.5m barrels of crude oil against consensus expectations of 3.8m and that mea... Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Gulf Keystone Petroleum resumes production at PF-1 and -2 facilities

Gulf Keystone, the operator of the world class Shaikan field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, today announces that it has resumed production and truck loading operations at both its production facilities (PF-1 and -2), in line with the pre-payment of US$ 26 million gross (US$20.8 million net to Gulf... Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Oil price, Cairn, SOCO, Gulf Keystone, Sundry-Shell-Total-WoodMack-Hunting- And finally...

Oil price Brent performed better than WTI yesterday as markets worried about the EIA inventory stats due out after the close. In the end they were poor, reporting another stock build of 4.5m barrels not echoing the small but important draw from the API the day before. What was most interesting abou... Thursday, March 12, 2015

Oil price, Premier Oil, Sundry, And finally...

Oil price Its the last working day of the month and whilst for Brent its been quite good, up 13% over the period, for WTI it has not been so much fun, indeed at $48.17 it is flat, only three cents higher than at the beginning of the month. This has had its effect on the differential which you can s... Friday, February 27, 2015

Oil price, Petrofac/Ithaca, Gulf Keystone, San Leon, Petroceltic, Providence Resources, And finally...

Oil price Another late and brief blog, much to expand on later in the week I hope. With Janet Yellen doing her testimony to the Senate Banking Committee markets waited to hear news of US recovery and growth, overall it was good news but only just, instead of being at least two fed meetings away int... Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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