Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. is a petroleum exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development and production of properties in geological basins with proven active hydrocarbon systems. The Company holds interest in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Venezuela). In addition, the Company hold exploration acreage mainly offshore of Gabon, onshore West Sulawesi in Indonesia and offshore of the People’s Republic of China. The Company's Venezuelan interests are owned through Harvest-Vinccler Dutch Holding, B.V. (Harvest Holding). Harvest Holding owns 100% of HNR Finance, B.V. (HNR Finance), and HNR Finance owns a 40% interest in Petrodelta, S.A.