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Impact Oil and Gas was founded in 2009 by experienced geoscientists who subsequently targeted a number of areas offshore South Africa with very large hydrocarbon potential.

Following licence award and a successful 2D seismic acquisition campaign a series of play concepts have now been refined resulting in a farm-in agreement with ExxonMobil in December 2012. 


During 2013 the exploration team has been augmented with a number of key appointments, not least Phil Birch as Exploration Manager and James Berwick as Commercial Director.

The recent takeover of Black Star Petroleum has given the company a foothold in both Namibia and Guinea Bissau. Negotiations are also taking place during early 2014 for further acreage holdings in Gabon and AGC Profond.