Melbana Energy Limited, formerly MEO Australia Limited, is an independent oil and gas company. The Company has a portfolio of exploration, appraisal and development-stage opportunities in Cuba, New Zealand, Ashmore Cartier and Bonaparte Gulf regions in Australia. Its projects include Cuba Block 9 Production Sharing Contract (Block 9 PSC), PEP51153 permit, WA-488-P, Tassie Shoal Methanol Project and AC/P51 exploration permit. The Block 9 PSC covers approximately 2,380 square kilometers onshore on the north coast of Cuba. The PEP51153 permit covers an area of approximately 85 square kilometers (over 21,000 acres). WA-488-P is located in the Petrel Sub-basin between the producing Blacktip gas field and the undeveloped Turtle and Barnett oil discoveries, and has an area of approximately 4,074 square kilometers. The AC/P51 exploration permit is located offshore north-west Australia in the Vulcan Sub-basin. The permit has an area of approximately 583 square kilometers.