Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited (LSE: GKP) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company operating in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and also the operator of the Shaikan oil field. It was listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange on September 8, 2004. The company’s chief executive officer is Jón Ferrier.
The company was founded by UAE, Kuwaiti and US private equity firms and has been registered in Bermuda since 2001, with branch offices in Erbil, Kurdistan, Algiers, Algeria, and London, UK. Through its subsidiary, Gulf Keystone Petroleum International, the company owns production sharing contracts for four exploration blocks in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Type: Public limited company
Traded as: LSE: GKP
Industry: Oil and gas industry
Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Services: Oil exploration and production