Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (Harvest) is a petroleum exploration and production company. The Company is focused on acquiring exploration, development and producing properties in geological basins with proven active hydrocarbon systems. The Company has interest in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Venezuela). In addition to its interests in Venezuela, it holds exploration acreage mainly offshore of Republic of Gabon (Gabon). The Company's Venezuelan interests are owned through its 51% ownership interest in Harvest-Vinccler Dutch Holding B.V. (Harvest Holding). Harvest Holding owns 100% of HNR Finance B.V. (HNR Finance) and HNR Finance own a 40% interest in Petrodelta, S.A. (Petrodelta). As of December 31, 2014, the Company had operations in Venezuela and Gabon. The Dussafu PSC contract area is located offshore Gabon, adjacent to the border with the Republic of Congo. It contains approximately 680,000 acres with water depths of approximately 1,650 feet.