Court postpones hearing on Gulf Keystone contract with KRG

Days after declaring four of Kurdistan's oil contracts to be invalid, Baghdad court schedules a hearing on three others for July 17.
Workers at the Gulf Keystone Petroleum production facility at Shaikan in Iraq's Kurdistan region in May 2012. (SEBASTIAN MEYER/Metrography/Iraq Oil Report)

BAGHDAD - The Karkh Commercial Court in Baghdad has postponed a ruling on the validity of UK-listed Gulf Keystone's contract with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).

"Today's session is postponed until July 17, 2022, to give the plaintiff's representatives time to provide the court with a copy of the production sharing contract related to the defendant," said Judge Mohammed Ali Mahmoud Nadeem at a brief court session Wednesday.

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