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 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. The Algerian segment consists of the Algiers office and the Group�s operations in Algeria. Gulf Keystone Petroleum International (GKPI) holds Production Sharing Contracts for four exploration blocks in Kurdistan, including the Shaikan, Sheikh Adi, Ber Bahr and Akri-Bijeel blocks.