RNS Number : 8144U
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.
23 January 2017
 

 

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23 January 2017                                       

 

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. (LSE: GKP)

("Gulf Keystone", "GKP" or "the Company")

 

Shaikan Payment Update

 

Gulf Keystone confirms today that a gross payment of $15.0 million has been received from the Kurdistan Regional Government ("KRG") for Shaikan crude oil export sales in October 2016.

 

Gulf Keystone and the KRG's Ministry of Natural Resources ("MNR") continue to work towards agreeing the final form of the invoices for May to October 2016.

 

Following receipt of the payment, the Company's current cash position is $106.1 million.

 

 

 

Enquiries:

 

Gulf Keystone Petroleum:

+44 (0) 20 7514 1400

Jón Ferrier, CEO


Sami Zouari, CFO


Kate Leslie, Corporate Communications Manager




Celicourt Communications:

+44(0) 20 7520 9266

Mark Antelme

Jimmy Lea


 

 

or visit: www.gulfkeystone.com 

 

 

Notes to Editors:

 

·           Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. (LSE: GKP) is a leading independent operator and producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the operator of the Shaikan field with current production capacity of 40,000 barrels of oil per day

·           Further information on Gulf Keystone is available on its website www.gulfkeystone.com

 

 

Disclaimer

 

This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements.  These statements are made by the Company's Directors in good faith based on the information available to them up to the time of their approval of this announcement but such statements should be treated with caution due to inherent uncertainties, including both economic and business factors, underlying such forward-looking information.  This announcement has been prepared solely to provide additional information to shareholders to assess the Group's strategies and the potential for those strategies to succeed.  This announcement should not be relied on by any other party or for any other purpose.


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