Reconnaissance Energy Africa has begun drilling its first well in Namibia’s Kavango Basin.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has confirmed that its Botswana licence no longer includes the Tsodilo Hills.
Unesco’s World Heritage Centre has said it is “vigilant” over plans for exploration in Namibia and Botswana.
Namibia continues to expect hydrocarbons to be discovered offshore, but in the meantime is working on energy transition plans.
Reconnaissance Africa has defended its drilling plans in northern Namibia, denying that it will carry out operations in environmentally sensitive areas.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has come under fire in the Southern African press over its plans for drilling in Namibia, close to the border with Botswana.
Canada’s ReconAfrica has produced a technical evaluation on the entire Kavango Basin, in Namibia and Botswana.
Renaissance Oil Corp. has lined up an entry into Botswana in a bid to diversify its focus away from Mexico.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has pushed back plans to drill in Namibia until the second half of this year.
ReconAfrica has lined up a drilling rig to work on its licence in Namibia’s Kalahari Desert.