NZ Oil & Gas buys back into Kupe at lower price

Article – BusinessDesk

May 18 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas has bought back into the Kupe oil and gas field at a lower price than it sold to Genesis Energy just months ago when it took advantage of Genesis’s appetite for natural gas assets to augment its LPG strategy. Read more »

Divestment from fossil fuels

Opinion – 350 Aotearoa

A climate change skeptic has been appointed head of the US Environmental Protection Agency. The Australian government has made the development of so-called clean coal a priority, despite coal dust contaminating sensitive Queensland wetlands … Read more »

ANZ’s responsible investment fund, what about fossil fuels?

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

ANZ today announced a new international equities fund which excludes investments in companies involved in weapons and tobacco, following pressure from consumers. Read more »

Nova Energy granted consents for gas-fired power station

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Consents to construct and operate a 360 megawatt gas-fired power station in Waikatos Otorohanga district have been granted. Read more »

Is Todd Energy reacting to protests?

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

While Todd Energy is still one of the largest fracking companies in New Zealand their sale of the retail branch, NOVA energy, looks like a feeble response to recent protests and public pressure. Read more »

You CAN complain about electricity and gas

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

Utilities Disputes is the new name for the former Office of the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner Scheme (EGCC) Read more »

Todd’s Off-Load Dirty Business to Genesis Energy

Press Release – Frack Free Kapiti

Genesis Energy says purchasing Novas retail LPG business will encourage growth. Frack Free Kapiti says that is very unlikely because most New Zealanders do not support Hydraulic Fracturing. People are shocked when we tell them that NOVAs gas and … Read more »

Graduates demand university divestment for their futures

Press Release – Fossil Free Auckland

Yesterday, students used their graduation to get political by urging the University of Auckland to stop investing in fossil fuels to help protect their future from climate change. Read more »

Genesis Energy to Purchase Nova Energy Retail LPG Business

Press Release – Genesis Energy

Genesis Energy Limited (GNE) today said it was delighted to announce an agreement to acquire the LPG distribution assets and LPG customer base of Nova Energy, a subsidiary of the Todd Corporation, for total consideration of $192 million. Read more »

Entec presents Gas Detection solutions

Press Release – Entec

Entec presented at the Taupo Business Safety Forum last month after receiving an invitation to feature their products at the event. Entec specialises in mechanical, instrumentation, electrical and gas detection solutions for New Zealands industry. Read more »

Collins’ Comments: 13 April 2017

Press Release – Judith Collins

It was a great day when the Pulman Arena opened a couple of weeks ago. I must congratulate and thank Bruce Pulman, his family and his team who have worked to make this amazing space available to the community of Papakura and beyond. It is a huge gift for the … Read more »

NZOG says potential Barque partners ‘studying the data’

Article – BusinessDesk

April 12 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas says potential partners for the deepwater Barque prospect off the Canterbury coast are “studying the data” and the company may be willing to put up more of its own capital if one of them comes … Read more »

Auckland Council pulls funding from oil, gas, coal companies

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is delighted that Auckland Council voted this morning to withdraw all investments in companies that produce and extract coal, oil and gas. Read more »

Simply Group expands services

Press Release – Simply Group

From electricity to multi-utility: Simply Group expands services Simply Group expands expertise and services beyond the electricity sector Major partnership with countys biggest gas network provider Prototype bespoke billing system … Read more »

Greenpeace NZ boat Taitu intercepts seismic oil ship

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

The Greenpeace boat Taitu has intercepted the worlds biggest seismic blasting ship, the Amazon Warrior, AKA The Beast, about 50 nautical miles off the Wairarapa Coast. Read more »

Greenpeace NZ sets out in crowdfunded boat

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace has launched its crowdfunded boat Taitu this morning from Napier and is heading out to confront the worlds biggest seismic blasting ship. Read more »

Hundreds of Medical students call for fossil fuel divestment

Press Release – New Zealand Medical Students’ Association – NZMSA

Yesterday, over 100 medical students from the Auckland University Medical Students Association (AUMSA) rallied to call on the University of Auckland to cease investments in coal, oil, and gas companies, to protect public health and reduce the impacts … Read more »

OMV, STOS Win Big at Inaugural Petroleum Conference Awards

Press Release – PEPANZ

OMV and Shell Todd Oil Services were the big winners at the inaugural New Zealand Petroleum Conference awards announced tonight. OMV picked up the awards for Exceptional Health, Safety and Environmental Leadership and for Excellence in Community Partnership … Read more »

Minister Collins sees exploration activity returning

Article – BusinessDesk

March 22 (BusinessDesk) – Energy Minister Judith Collins expects oil and gas exploration activity will return as margins start to improve. Read more »

Launch of Block Offer 2017

Speech – New Zealand Government

Its a pleasure to welcome you all to New Plymouth in the Taranaki province, the heart of oil and gas production in New Zealand. Read more »

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