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Octant energy is an independent exploration group listed on the TSX. A management team with a history of successful exploration in East Africa. Extensive East Africa experience with strong governmental and commercial relationships. Exclusive right to participate as operator in the drilling of one of the most exciting plays in the region.

Octant Energy

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Big picture - Why invest in Octant Energy

Octant Energy Snapshot

Experienced management team with 100 years of combined exploration experience overseeing hundreds of wells.

Worldwide exploration experience in over 20 countries and basins.

Well financed Canadian public company.

Long standing oil industry relationships in East Africa including seismic, drilling and completion contractors.

Technical excellence in evaluation and execution.



Board of Directors

Christopher McLean - Executive Chairman

President of Stonechair Capital

Chair of Audit Committee of Canadian Overseas Petroleum

Chairman of Blackstairs Energy plc

12 years of energy banking experience that included head of investment banking and trading at Canadian firm

Founder of Octant Energy


Scott Fleurie - Director

Former energy investment banker with Fraser Mackenzie, Genuity Capital markets, and MGI Securities; has worked for Encana, Alberta Energy, and PanCanadian.


Murray Atkins - Director

Venture Captial Financier

Director at SinoVanadium (TSXV: SVZ)

Director at IdWatchdog (TSXV: IDW)



Richard Schmitt - President and CEO

President and CEO 34 years of international experience as a professional

20 years with Occidental and Canadian Occidental.

Has worked in most petroleum provinces around the world and the last 11 years working in East Africa; successfully led last company, Black Marlin Energy, through a public IPO and the subsequent takeover by Afren plc.

Former President of Africa Oil.

Director at Canadian Overseas Petroleum ltd, Tyner Energy, Newton Energy and Wentworth Resources.

Founder of Octant Energy


Bahman (Barry) Sadreheshemi - Chief Financial Officer

Chartered Accountant with over 44 years of post qualification operating experience in domestic and international financial institutions and in the energy industry.

Taught various undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business since 1995.

Octant Canada  

300, 840 - 6 Avenue SW

Calgry, Alberta

T2P 3E5

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