Australia Stock Exchange Listed oil and gas exploration junior Invictus Energy has begun a vaccination program for its seismic field crew in an endeavour to help the government in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The company which is exploring for oil and gas in Zimbabwe has delivered over 200 Covid-19 vaccines to Muzabani clinic to ensure that its seismic field crew has been vaccinated against the pandemic.
Seismic Project Manager of the oil and gas hopeful company, Barry Meikle has thanked the Ministry of Health and Child Care as well as St Alberts Mission Hospital for the provision of vaccines.
“Invictus Energy Seismic Project Manager Barry Meikle delivering 250 COVID vaccines to the Muzarabani Clinic for our seismic field crew. Sincere thanks to Ministry of Health and Child Care and St Alberts Mission Hospital for the provision of vaccines,” the company said.
Earlier this year Russian diamond producer Alrosa PJSC through its Chief Executive Officer Sergey Ivanov said it will buy and donate the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccines to Zimbabwe to help the country’s inoculation programs.
Afrochine Smelting Private, huge ferrochrome producing plant in Selous has organized Covid-19 vaccinations for its staff, with more than 800 already having had their first jabs and all the 1 105 expected to be done by tomorrow.
It then plans on rolling out its privately funded programme to the spouses and families of staff.
The company procured the vaccines from the national Covid-19 stocks and brought in Chegutu district health department, using Selous Clinic staff, to administer the jabs.
Vaccination rollout in the mining industry in Zimbabwe has been impressive with many mining companies showing that they have a duty to fight the Covid-19 pandemic with big companies like Zimplats taking centre stage in the fight against the pandemic.
Mining companies have pledged to support the government in the rollout of covid-19 vaccines as the nation battles a surge in infections.
About Invictus Energy
Invictus Energy is an independent upstream oil and gas company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: IVZ). Our asset portfolio consists of a highly prospective licence, Special Grant 4571, in the Cabora Bassa Basin in Zimbabwe, one of the largest under-explored interior rift basins in Africa.
SG 4571 contains the Mzarabani conventional gas-condensate prospect, the largest undrilled prospect onshore Africa with an independently estimated 8.2 Tcf + 247 million barrels (gross mean unrisked basis) of conventional gas-condensate in a stacked target.