Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited (Gulf Keystone) is a holding company. Gulf Keystone is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The Company operates in three regional business units: Algeria, Kurdistan and the United Kingdom. The Algerian segment consists of the Algiers office and the Company�s operations in Algeria. The Kurdistan segment consists of the Shaikan, Akri-Bijeel, Sheikh Adi and Ber Bahr Blocks and the Erbil office, which provides support to the operations in Kurdistan. The United Kingdom segment provides geological, geophysical and engineering services to the Gulf Keystone Group. Gulf Keystone Petroleum International Limited (GKPI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, holds Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) for four exploration blocks, which include Shaikan, Sheikh Adi, Ber Bahr and Akri-Bijeel, with a total area under license of 1,624 square kilometers.