Forte Energy NL
LSE : FTE

March 22, 2010 03:27 ET

Addendum - Half year report

                                                                                                        
                                                                                         FORTE ENERGY NL
                                                                                         ACN 009 087 852
                                                                                       ASX/AIM CODE: FTE
                                                          Telephone: +618 9322 4071, Fax: +618 9322 4073
                                                                                                         
                                                                                                         

22 March 2010



The Manager
ASX Limited
Company Announcements Office


Competent Person Statement - Half Year Accounts

A  competent person's statement was inadvertently omitted from the Review of Operations contained  in  the
Half  Year  Report  for  Forte Energy that was lodged with ASX on 16 March 2010.  The  competent  person's
statement below should be read in conjunction with the contents of the Half Year Report.

The  information in the Review of Operations in the Half Year Report lodged with ASX on 16 March 2010 that
relates to Exploration Results, Mineral Resources or Ore Reserves is based on information compiled by  Mr.
Bosse  Gustafsson  of  Forte Energy NL and Mr. Doug Corley of Coffey Mining Ltd. Mr.  Gustafsson  and  Mr.
Corley  have  sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type  of  deposit
under  consideration  and to the activity which they have undertaken to qualify as a Competent  Person  as
defined in the 2004 Edition of the "Australasian Code for Reporting of Mineral Resources and Reserves".

Mr.  Gustafsson  is  a member of the European Federation of Geologists a Recognised Overseas  Professional
Organisation  ("ROPO"). Mr Bosse Gustafsson is a full time Technical Director of Forte Energy  NL  and  is
responsible for exploration activities in Mauritania and Guinea. Mr. Gustafsson and Mr. Corley consent  to
the inclusion in this report of the matters based on their information in the form and context in which it
appears.

Yours faithfully





Murray Wylie
Company Secretary
Forte Energy NL






For further information contact:

Mark Reilly, Managing Director
Forte Energy N.L.                Tel: +44 (0) 207 887 1557

Alastair Stratton/Tim Graham
Matrix Corporate Capital LLP     Tel: +44 (0) 203 206 7000

Conduit PR
Jos Simson/Emily Fenton          Tel: +44 (0) 207 429 6603

Stuart Laing
RFC Corporate Finance Ltd        Tel: +61 (0)8 9480 2506
(AIM Nominated Adviser to the Company)

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