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Commencement of EIA and EMP for seismic operations

Monitor closed 2021 by commencing the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP), engaging Risk-Based Solutions (RBS) of Dr. Sindila Mwiya and his team. Upon completion, Monitor will be granted a clearance certificate, mandatory for onshore Namibia, for conventional seismic operations over PEL 93. We expect to obtain this authorization by May-June 2022,

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Africa Energy Week in Capetown 2021

Africa Energy Week Cape Town 09-12 November Meet Robin Sutherland there Robin Sutherland will attend this important event for Africa on behalf of Monitor Exploration. It is a great opportunity to meet new and old friends from the Industry. You can pick up our MEL postcards at the event. The event is from the 9

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Additional G&G to our data package

Etosha 5-1 ST-1 750km of 2D seismic To continue de-risking of our three AOIs, MEL has decided to purchase additional data from Namcor.  This includes the well data over Etosha 5-1 and ST-1 as well as 2D Seismic lines for a total of 750 km, in addition to the seismic lines which we have purchased in

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Monitor at the Africa Oil Week in Dubai

AOW 2021: We will be there Monitor will take part in the Africa Oil Week in Dubai this year. We will make a presentation of our onshore opportunity to investors as part of the Farmout Finance Forum on November 11th. Our partners from Pioneer Oil and Gas will be present in the Dubai and will

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Let’s mingle in London this week

We are there! Andrew Shrager, Simon Ashby-Rudd and Chris Baxter from Monitor Exploration will be attending the Africa E&P summit this week. It is a great opportunity to meet you in person. Give Andrew, Simon or Chris a call or an IM on Whatsapp at the numbers provided at the bottom of our Homepage to have a coffee at the breaks.     Our postcard for

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Watch us on Finding Petroleum on July 16th

Monitor is invited to present its compelling exploration story in North Namibia, close to the licence of Recon Africa Energy, who has been making headlines recently. The webinar is called Finding Petroleum and is organised by David Bamford.  The leading title this Friday  goes “Is There Oil In Southern Africa?” and aims to address probably

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Simon Ashby-Rudd joins as Corporate Advisor

MEL is pleased to announce that Mr Simon Ashby-Rudd has been appointed as Corporate Adviser. Simon has over 30 years of banking and advisory experience to the Energy Sector, including most recently with Standard Bank of South Africa where he built and ran the Oil, Gas and Renewables team that focused on funding the sector

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Robin Sutherland: valuable adjoining to MEL

As of June 2021, MEL is pleased to welcome to its team Robin Sutherland. In his experience, he has held a variety of technical and leadership roles in African oil and gas, joining the highly respected Energy Africa team in 1997 and leading Tullow’s exploration team through the discovery and appraisal of the Jubilee and

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Second strat well spudded by our neighbour

On May 5th, 2021, our neighbour Recon Africa has announced to have spudded its second strat well, according to company’s operating plan. This well, named 6-1, is drilling to a target depth of 3,800 meters (12,500 feet). “The 6-1 well is designed to evaluate the petroleum systems discovered in the first well (6-2) in an

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Our Neighbour Confirms Working Petroleum System

Our Neighbour Confirms Working Petroleum System 15 April 2021 MEL notes that Recon Africa has announced that the results of its first stratigraphic well results for its licence area onshore in the North East of Namibia have established clear evidence of  the presence of a conventional working petroleum system in the Kavango basin.  “The well

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