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Gulf Keystone Petrol (GKP)


Monday 28 June, 2021

Gulf Keystone Petrol

Shaikan Payment Update

RNS Number : 3583D
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.
28 June 2021


28 June 2021



Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. (LSE: GKP)

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


Shaikan Payment Update


Gulf Keystone confirms that a gross payment of $35.1 million ($27.4 million net to GKP) has been received from the Kurdistan Regional Government ("KRG").


The payment includes gross $27.0 million ($21.1 million net) for Shaikan crude oil sales during April 2021. It also includes gross $4.2 million ($3.3 million net) for the March 2021 arrears payment and gross $3.9 million ($3.0 million net) for the April 2021 arrears payment, calculated based on the KRG's proposed amendment to arrears repayment terms as announced on 13 May 2021. The Company continues to engage with the KRG on this proposal.


Following receipt of the arrears payments, the current outstanding balance is $58.9 million net to GKP.


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Notes to Editors:


Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. (LSE: GKP) is a leading independent operator and producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Further information on Gulf Keystone is available on its website




This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements that are subject to the risks and uncertainties associated with the oil & gas exploration and production business.  These statements are made by the Company and its 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 risks and uncertainties, including both economic and business factors and/or factors beyond the Company's control or within the Company's control where, for example, the Company decides on a change of plan or strategy.  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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