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Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Gulf Keystone Petrol

Dividend Declaration

RNS Number : 2606D
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.
25 June 2019


25 June 2019

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. (LSE: GKP)

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


Dividend Declaration


On 28 March 2019, Gulf Keystone Petroleum, announced that it intended to pay an ordinary dividend of $25 million and a special dividend of $25 million to shareholders, for the year ending 31 December 2018.


Following approval of the dividend by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting, held on Friday 21 June 2019, the initial one third tranche will be paid on 5 July 2019. The ex-dividend date is 27 June 2019.


The balance (two-thirds of the total aggregate dividend) will be paid on a date to be determined by the Board following release of the Company's half-yearly results.


The information communicated in this announcement is inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation 596/2014.



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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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