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Malcy's Flash Blog - Results, And finally...

Another flash blog this morning as there are so many results and meetings that I will have to revert after most, herewith a very quick summary with more to follow after meetings. The oil price stayed relatively subdued after the EIA inventory stats all but confirmed the API numbers with a draw of 5... Thursday, August 27, 2015

Gulf Keystone Petroleum releases half-year 2015 report

Gulf Keystone, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company and operator of the world class Shaikan field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, today announces its results for the six months ended 30 June 2015. Operational highlights Security situation and HSE performance All operation... Thursday, August 27, 2015

Oil price, San Leon, Sundry-GKP-Wentworth-Tethys-Aminex-Trinity- And finally...

Oil price Oil closed sharply down again on Friday, the prices above showed a drop of $2.66 or 6.2% for WTI and $3.73 or 7.6% for Brent. Friday's PMI data from China disappointed the market as did the US numbers, thoughts of a September rate rise in the US are receding although not certain, Friday's ... Monday, August 24, 2015

Gulf Keystone appoint Chief Strategy Officer

Gulf Keystone (LSE: GKP) is pleased to announce that Nadhim Zahawi has been appointed as Chief Strategy Officer. Mr Zahawi is joining Gulf Keystone's management team and will be responsible for the evaluation of strategic options for the Company, reporting to CEO Jón Ferrier. Mr Zahawi, 48, ... Monday, August 24, 2015

Oil price, Kurdistan-Genel/Gulf Keystone, Soma Oil & Gas, And finally...

Oil price Given how badly the oil price performed yesterday this piece is actually rather short, mainly because the news that pushed the oil price down, the Iranian Oil Ministers speech on Sunday, didn't get into oil markets until yesterday. He has sharpened his knives a bit, 500/- b/d will now be ... Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Gulf Keystone Petroleum provides Shaikan operational update

Gulf Keystone, the operator of the world class Shaikan field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, announces that all production and truck loading operations currently continue without interruption at both Shaikan production facilities (PF-1 and PF-2) in a safe and secure manner. On 29 July 2015, produc... Friday, July 31, 2015

Oil price, BP, Trap/Jersey, Global Petroleum, Sundry-Pantheon-Gulf Keystone- And finally...

Oil price If it wasn't already an element in the oil price then volatility in Chinese markets certainly is now, with commodity bears reading badly into recent data and thinking a hard landing scenario all over again. Yesterday might have been worse but for a weak dollar which saved a few blushes bu... Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Gulf Keystone Petroleum - Payments situation improving

In the update published on 9 July, Gulf Keystone (GKP) announced sound operational performance and an improving situation with payments. Production has been consistently high, with rates of over 40mb/d achieved in June. On the key question of payments and offtake, GKP has received a second payment f... Thursday, July 9, 2015

Gulf Keystone Petroleum provides operational update ahead of AGM

Ahead of the Company's Annual General Meeting today, Gulf Keystone, the operator of the world class Shaikan field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, is providing an operational update. The Company continues to produce at stable rates from both Shaikan production facilities (PF-1 and PF-2). Following ... Thursday, July 9, 2015

Oil price, BP, Lamprell, Wood Group, Sundry-Petrofac-Sefton-Afren-GKP- And finally...

Oil price The oil price was modestly up yesterday lunchtime in the US preparing for a quiet long weekend, the NFP numbers were in line at least with GSach's best guess although there was a revision down of previous data, the greenback had fallen giving crude some support. Then the rig count came ou... Friday, July 3, 2015

Gulf Keystone Petroleum director resigns, two decide not to seek re-appointment

Gulf Keystone today announces that the Company's Non-Executive Director V Uthaya Kumar has resigned from the Board on 2 July 2015. Non-Executive Directors Dr. Joseph Stanislaw and Maria Darby-Walker have decided to not seek re-appointment and will retire from the Board on the day of the Company's An... Friday, July 3, 2015

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
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