STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT / CAPITAL PLACEMENT (IRAQ/KURDISTAN)

Led Sale of Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.: For Gulf Keystone, a leading independent operator of the world class Shaikhan oil field with current production capacity of 40,000 barrels of oil per day, led the sales effort for a $165million placement of shares on the London Stock exchange.  As one of the first companies to see the potential of the region, Gulf Keystone remains one of the most active operators in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.