Melbana Energy Limited (ASX:MAY)
Melbana Energy Limited (Melbana) is an oil and gas company, which is principally focused on oil and gas exploration in Cuba and Australia together with development concepts for the Tassie Shoal Methanol and Tassie Shoal liquefied natural gas (LNG) Project. Its operations include Cuba - Block 9 Production Sharing Contract (PSC), Cuba - Santa Cruz, WA-544-P, NT/P87 and Tassie Shoals. Cuba - Block 9 PSC covers approximately 2,344 square kilometers (km2) onshore on the north coast of Cuba, approximately 140 kilometers (km) east of Havana in a proven hydrocarbon system and along trend with the barrel Varadero oil field. The Santa Cruz oil field is located approximately 45 km from Havana between Boca de Jaruco and Canasi oil fields and 150 km west of Melbana’s existing Cuba - Block 9 PSC. Melbana has a 100% interest in two contiguous permits WA-544-P and NT/P87, covering an area of almost 4,000 km2 in the Petrel sub-basin, a shallow water area of the Timor Sea south west of Darwin.