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Contact secures winter gas from OMV

Article – BusinessDesk

June 14 (BusinessDesk) – Contact Energy says it has bought a winter gas supply from OMV as part of a deal that will also give it access to future supplies from the Maui field. Read more »

Gas reserves increase 7%, led by gains at Pohokura, Kapuni

Article – BusinessDesk

June 13 (BusinessDesk) – Development and appraisal work helped increase the countrys natural gas and LPG reserves by about 7 percent last year, according to government data. Read more »

Waitomo and WEL Networks launch innovative EV partnership

Press Release – Waitomo Petroleum

Working in partnership, two innovative Waikato businesses Waitomo and WEL Networks have installed the first rapid electric vehicle (EV) charger on a Waitomo Fuel Stop. Read more »

New discoveries needed to avoid natural gas shortfall

Press Release – PEPANZ

New figures showing eleven years of natural gas reserves emphasises the importance of new exploration and development, says Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) CEO Cameron Madgwick. Read more »

Rig arrives for Tui development drilling

Article – BusinessDesk

June 12 (BusinessDesk) – Tamarind Resources is aiming to begin a round of development drilling at the Tui oil field off the Taranaki coast late next week. Read more »

UPDATE: Industry split on Auckland jet fuel options

Article – BusinessDesk

(Adds Auckland Airport denial from 22nd paragraph that JUHI lease is at risk of early termination.) Read more »

Kiwis save more than $23million on fuel at BP since January

Press Release – BP New Zealand

Kiwis have mastered the art of redeeming fuel savings at the pump. Figures just released by BP show that more than $23million has been saved by New Zealand drivers using AA Smartfuel cards at BP sites across the country since the beginning of the year. … Read more »

Dishonest fuel tax hikes nothing about “Wellbeing”

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the passage of legislation hiking the price of petrol at the pump to see that more than 50 percent of the price paid will soon be tax. Union spokesperson, Jordan Williams says: Read more »

OMV says gas disclosure expectations may be unrealistic

Article – BusinessDesk

May 15 (BusinessDesk) – OMV says it supports greater disclosure of outages in the gas sector but is concerned some players may have unrealistic expectations of new rules intended to make that happen. Read more »

Input sought on proposed Gas Act changes

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A discussion document on potential amendments to the Gas Act 1992 that seeks to address specific issues and to ensure it is fit-for-purpose has been released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Read more »

Wellington business welcomes cut-price fuel retailer

Press Release – Business Central – Wellington

Businesses will welcome the arrival in the Wellington region of fuel cost-cutter Waitomo, says Business Central. Read more »

Waitomo stirs up Wellington fuel prices

Press Release – Waitomo Group

Waitomo has entered the Wellington fuel market today, with the opening of their Upper Hutt Fuel Stop. Read more »

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