Gulf Keystone Petroleum

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Gulf Keystone Petroleum doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 10

Gulf Keystone Petroleum has a DitchCarbon Score of 10 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests a high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. The company may need to implement significant measures to reduce its emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Gulf Keystone Petroleum is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of high. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Gulf Keystone Petroleum operates in a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix and lower emissions. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts in reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 20.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Gulf Keystone Petroleum, founded in the energy generation and distribution industry, is a key player in the development of the Shaikan Field, one of the largest oil fields in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Established with a commitment to responsible energy development, the company focuses on harnessing natural resources while ensuring social and economic benefits. With a reputation for operating safely and sustainably, Gulf Keystone Petroleum prioritizes integrity and respect in all its business endeavors.

Bad news, Gulf Keystone Petroleum hasn't committed to SBTi yet

Gulf Keystone Petroleum has not yet established commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not defined or announced specific goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Gulf Keystone Petroleum should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate their direct greenhouse gas outputs, potentially reducing emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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