Gulfsands Petroleum plc is an independent oil and gas exploration, and production company. The principal activity of the Company is that of provision of services to its subsidiaries, which are engaged in oil and gas production, exploration and development activities. Its segments include Syria, Morocco, Tunisia, Colombia and Other. It holds interests in oil and gas exploration projects in Morocco, Tunisia and Colombia. It is the operator of an onshore oil and gas exploration permit covering an area of approximately 2,820 square kilometers in northern Morocco. The Company holds interest in the operated Chorbane exploration permit onshore Tunisia covering approximately 1,940 square kilometers. The Chorbane permit contains an Eocene/Cretaceous light oil prospect. The Company has exploration and production contracts over two onshore contract areas in Colombia, including Llanos Block 50 and Putumayo Block 14, covering approximately 510 square kilometers and over 460 square kilometers.