ETS Review modelling documents released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Three technical documents are being released to help New Zealanders engage with the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) review, Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett says. Read more »

Gull Extends That Holiday Feeling

Press Release – Gull

Gull Extends That Holiday Feeling With just one long weekend left this summer season; Gull is extending that holiday feeling by discounting fuel at all their sites for two days in the lead up to Waitangi Weekend. During the promotion period, fuel at … Read more »

Vector Network News

Press Release – Vector

Very hot and humid weather during the week meant heat pumps were turned to cooling mode all over the region driving up electricity demand. Read more »

NZOG prowling for cheap assets following oil price slide

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is looking at several buying opportunities as plunging oil prices have flushed out sellers looking to restructure their portfolios. Read more »

NZOG prowling for cheap assets following oil price slide

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is looking at several buying opportunities as plunging oil prices have flushed out sellers looking to restructure their portfolios. Read more »

NZOG prowling for cheap assets following oil price slide

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is looking at several buying opportunities as plunging oil prices have flushed out sellers looking to restructure their portfolios. Read more »

Auckland Motorists Already Paying Plenty

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is slamming renewed calls for the introduction of new motorway or congestion taxes for Auckland, and is calling on the National Party to stand by its election promise and rule out new taxes. Jordan Williams, Executive Director … Read more »

Proposed Marine Protected Areas legislation will fail Oceans

Press Release – Forest And Bird

The Government is failing to protect our oceans by not including our Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in its Marine Protected Areas Act discussion document released today. Forest & Bird Marine advocate Anton van Helden says we have been waiting nearly … Read more »

Shell, partners sell Maui pipeline to First State for $335M

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Shell New Zealand-controlled Maui Development has sold the Maui natural gas pipeline for $335 million to funds managed by First State Investments, which recently bought Vector’s gas distribution and transmission assets. Read more »

Vector Gas and Refining NZ invest in future

Press Release – Vector

Vector Gas and Refining NZ invest in future Vector Gas Limited and Refining NZ have reached an agreement to double the quantity of gas available for the Marsden Point refinery. The agreement will see Vector Gas invest approximately $25 million in upgrading … Read more »

Vector doubles gas quantities on tap to Marsden Pt refinery

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Vector, the electricity and gas distribution firm, will double the quantity of natural gas available to the Marsden Point oil refinery in a new deal with New Zealand Refining. Read more »

Demand Response programme attracts strong interest

Press Release – Transpower

Transpower said today that the results from its recent Demand Response Programme demonstrated an increasing consumer interest in managing electricity usage and being involved in programmes that are providing beneficial returns. Read more »

BP Commits to Major Investment in Nelson

Press Release – British Petroleum

The investment includes two raze and re-builds for BP 2go Richmond (117 Queen St) and BP 2go Haven Road along with a refit at BP 2go Blenheim. Read more »

Oil permits show National isn’t serious about climate change

Press Release – Green Party

The National Government has today awarded nine new oil and gas exploration permits, in the latest demonstration it has absolutely no intention of living up to the Paris agreement to halt climate change, the Green Party says. National couldnt even … Read more »

Oil explorers retreat to small-scale Taranaki plays

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Oil and gas explorers have reacted to plunging global oil prices by taking up the smallest and most conservative range of new petroleum exploration licences since the government began its annual ‘block offer’ bidding process in 2012. Read more »

EGCC Commissioner to leave

Press Release – Electricity and Gas Complaints Commission

Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner Judi Jones is to leave the role in March next year. Read more »

Govt awards new permits in Taranaki Basin

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today announced the award of nine new oil and gas exploration permits for Block Offer 2015. Block Offer 2015 includes three onshore permits and six offshore permits, all in the Taranaki Basin. Collectively … Read more »

Fires keep crews busy

Press Release – Vector Limited

There were 15 house/building fires reported during the week in Mangere, Oranga, Maraetai, Glen Eden, Takapuna, Birkenhead, Kelston, Papatoetoe East, Otahuhu, Henderson, Half Moon Bay, Wairau Valley, Manurewa and the CBD (2). Crews responded to requests from … Read more »

Shell head office raises prospect of full exit from NZ

Article – Businesswire

Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) – Multi-national oil company Royal Dutch Shell is putting its New Zealand assets up for strategic review as part of a global strategy to become “a simpler, more profitable and resilient company.” Read more »

New Zealand joins Global Geothermal Alliance

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand is the newest member of the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA), Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges announced overnight in Paris. Read more »

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