Matra Petroleum plc (“Matra”) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company operating in the USA where it owns 27 leases located in the Texas Panhandle region. The company began operations in 2005 and was originally focussed on the Volga/Urals area of Russia before exiting the country following a strategic review in 2013. The company was originally named Ming Resources and was listed on the AIM market in 2005. In April 2006, the company was renamed Matra Petroleum plc and gained readmission to AIM after completion of a reverse takeover of Inke Petroleum (a private Australian company).
Sector: Oil & Energy
Year Established: 2005