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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 until…

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Additional G&G to our data package

Etosha 5-1ST-1750km of 2D seismicTo 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 the past and used…

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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 be…

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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 you!Get one…

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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 System15 April 2021MEL 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 sample log...provides over…

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2D seismic in Q3 2021 by our neighbour Recon Africa

Recon Africa has announced that the company will acquire 450 km of 2D seismic data in the Kalahari Desert of North East Namibia. The subsequent interpretation will be tied to the currently ongoing three-strat-wells-drilling-program. The proposed seismic survey will be conducted along existing roads and tracks.  Vis-à-vis MEL, the technical work done so far over our…

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Is This The Hottest Oil Play Of The Year?

Is This The Hottest Oil Play Of The Year?By Cliff Shrew Jan 14, 2021Oilprice.com dedicates an article on the current hotspot for oil and gas onshore exploration, namely North Namibia.    Oil Experts See Huge Potential  Wood Mackenzie, the most trusted name in oil and gas resource assessments, states that the target basin is analogous to three world-class…

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Stay in touch with the industry despite Covid-19

This year Africa E&P summit was held as a webinar, due to Covid-19’s restrictions. MEL did not miss to chance to participate also this year. Of particular interest to MEL was the May 14th webinar on Namibia's Oil & Gas Future. We had the opportunity to hear from Maggy Shino, the country’s Petroleum Commissioner. The…

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Oil & gas onshore Namibia. Monitor looks for an industry partner

Check out this article by our director Andrew Shrager on LinkedIn. Share your comments if you'd like under the article.   Read article here

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“Exploration Namibia in the spotlight again”-GEO ExPro Magazine

Source: https://www.geoexpro.com/articles/2019/10/the-hydrocarbon-potential-of-onshore-namibia

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Completed passive seismic spectroscopy study

MEL had commissioned to Geodynamics WorldWide, GWW, an Italian provider specialised in passive seismic for hydrocarbon exploration and other non-invasive methods, to carry out a passive seismic spectroscopy study over some perspective areas over 1717 and 1817, which were identified based on the acquired g & g data for the area. MEL received the results on…

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Our Workshop in Windhoek, Namibia

We enthusiastically endorsed the MME's invitation to hold a 2-day-technical-workshop in Windhoek, Namibia, for the Namibian professionals at NAMCOR and MME. It took place in June 2019.The workshop was guided by our Senior Scientist, Michele Armano, PhD. His presentation had an accent on the technical aspects ,challenges and outcome of the passive seismic spectroscopy study,…

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