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Monitor Exploration Ltd

Monitor Exploration Limited (MEL) is a UK private exploration company, established in 2008, for onshore Oil and Gas exploration in Africa. MEL was formed by Geodynamics WorldWide (GWW), a specialist oil service company. MEL was created to take advantage of:

Direct access to geophysical technologies, managed and operated by GWW and its partners (Airbus Defence, E&P Geofield), that reduce risk,time and cost to identify hydrocarbons directly and provide reconnaissance structural imaging:
Remote Sensing
Passive Seismic
Surface Geochem

Sedimentary basins in Africa that are relatively under explored but prospective geologically and where our partners have past experience in terms of geological and geophysical data.

Countries that are prepared to offer attractive PSA terms, and most importantly are not restrictive or onerous on work programmes, at least in the initial phase, and allow the Oil company the option, as opposed to the obligation, to go to the next phase of commitments to drilling wells

Lack of competition from independent companies for onshore licences, due to lack of capital and practice in alternative technologies

Scope to obtain substantial initial interests in licenses, e.g. over 70%, whilst keeping some local interest to assist in managing local

Local knowledge in our team

Andrew Schrager - CEO
A well-respected private investor with long experience in investment banking.

Some of his main roles include senior adviser at Renaissance Capital (emerging markets), senior advisor to Merrill Lynch (Energy & Power group throughout Russia and Central Europe), especialy the British Petroleum TNK acquisition, director of corporate finance at Lazard Brothers – advisor for both the Central El
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