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Chris Matchette-Downes

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Local Address: United Kingdom
Company Description: Adamantine Energy is a private Company initially registered in BVI in late 2009 and then registered (#6888428) in the UK in June 2010.

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Co-Founder
    East African Exploration Limited


  • MD Oil
56 Total References
Web References
Adamantine Energy, 11 Mar 2014 [cached]
Chris Matchette-Downes
Publications & Presentations
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The Company is managed by 4 Directors with considerable E&P experience, in particular Chris Matchette-Downes co-founder of East African Exploration / Black Marlin Energy which became Afren plc.
Chris Matchette-Downes has over 12 years experience reviewing and researching East African petroleum geology and with the directors, its G&G Advisors and strategic investors/shareholders is pursing applications for 11 blocks (58,000Km2) and is researching several further high graded, selected opportunities.
Chris Matchette-Downes MSc
Chris has been in the O&G business for over 30 years, including BGS, BG Gas and more recently EAX & BMEL. A petroleum geochemist Chris is well-respected for both work done in East Africa and in the greater Caribbean region and has undertaken several geoscientific reviews of the region since 2002. He is a renowned expert and often speaks at international conferences and seminars on the subject of O&G exploration. In addition, he has a track record of finding and securing commercial deals.
Finding Petroleum | Exploration in the post-Macondo world!, 8 Nov 2013 [cached]
Chris Matchette-Downes - VP Business Development MD Oil
Chris is a Petroleum geological consultant and owner of MDOIL Ltd. He was also a founder member of EAX and was the Vice President of Business Development, East Africa Exploration from early 2005 until the end of 2009.
exact group | The Team, 29 Oct 2012 [cached]
Chris Matchette-Downes
Non-Executive Director, Oilsearch plc
Chris has ten years petroleum geological, geochemical and scientific / technical experience,
including five years at the well-site together with eighteen years global E&P business development, UK/Europe, Africa, Near, Middle and Far East, Australia and North & Central America. During this time he has set up & promoted Jamaica's 1st & 2nd oil & gas exploration rounds, promoted the 3rd Tanzanian round for TPDC and identified and secured acreage opportunities throughout East Africa.
He is the founder, owner and director of MDOIL ltd (2004), a founder member and shareholder of the Black Marlin Energy Group of Companies (BMEL) (2005)( now purchased by Afren) and the founder and originator of CaribX (2009). He joined Oilsearch plc as a non-executive Director in 2010. Press » Fuel [cached]
·        Chris Matchette-Downes, Business Development Manager, Black Marlin Energy
Chris Matchette-Downes, ..., 22 Sept 2009 [cached]
Chris Matchette-Downes, EAX's Vice President, Business Development and founding member, has 30 years E&P experience including, more recently, several years involvement with the governments, the geology and exploration of the Western Indian Ocean. Chris previously manged the promotion of Tanzania's 3rd oil and gas licensing round. Chris has personally carried out geochemical field work along the East African coast and has published a number of papers on East African exploration.
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