NAMIBIA: High Court Dismisses Case Challenging Amendments to ReconAfrica’s Environmental Compliance Certificate

Reconnaissance Energy Africa reports that, following a hearing in connection with a recent application filed by certain third-party applicants with the High Court of Namibia challenging the recent amendments to the Company’s Environmental Compliance Certificate that were approved by the Environmental Commissioner of the Namibian Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, the Court has issued its decision on the Applicants request for an order from the Court for an interim interdict to restrain the Company from continuing any oil and gas exploration activities which have been authorized by the ECC Amendments issued by the Environmental Commissioner.

The Court dismissed the Application by the Applicants for the Interim Interdict. The Court ordered that the Applicants pay the legal costs of the Company and the other respondents related to the Application.

The Company has taken and will take all steps to oppose efforts by the Applicants to appeal the ECC Amendments approved by the Environment Commissioner.

The Company is continuing with the oil and gas exploration activities which have been authorized by the ECC Amendments, including the drilling of the Company’s 8-2 well.

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