News

  • 22 Apr 2022

Energy Voice article on Namibia’s oil and gas outlook. Interview with Monitor

Following the exciting announcements of Venus-1 (Total) and Graff (Shell) offshore Namibia, the market is showing increased interest in the country’s onshore exploration. While onshore oil and gas investments have marked a worldwide decline in the recent years, this may well be the world’s last prospect region and Monitor has set its foot here since 2018,…

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  • 24 Mar 2022

Technical Advisory Meeting: March 2022

A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) virtual meeting took place on March 23, 2022, with the purpose of revising Monitor’s work undertaken in the past 2 years and update the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) and NAMCOR, who partner with 10% in the licence. Both MME and NAMCOR expressed their satisfaction in Monitor’s progress and…

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  • 19 Mar 2022

Community Engagement meetings

Monitor recognizes the importance of the Community engagement as an integral part of our exploration programme in Namibia. It is our goal to establish a long-term relationship with the community leaders and residents throughout the life-time of our work in the country. As part of this commitment, in March 2022 Robin Sutherland from Monitor traveled…

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  • 11 Jan 2022

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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  • 05 Nov 2021

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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  • 04 Nov 2021

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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  • 03 Nov 2021

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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  • 21 Sep 2021

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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  • 10 Jul 2021

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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  • 01 Jul 2021

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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