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Gas Barbecued Chickens Coming Home To Roost

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Government was warned its hasty virtue signalling policy of banning new oil and gas exploration would have the opposite of its intended impact on the domestic economy and the global environment, and so it looks set to play out with New Zealands … Read more »

Importing Natural Gas From Australia Another Step Closer

Press Release – PEPANZ

A new investigation into how imported LNG might be needed to keep the lights on is disappointing but unsurprising, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The Gas Industry Company (GIC) has requested … Read more »

Methanex Decision Disappointing For Taranaki

Press Release – PEPANZ

The mothballing of a Methanex plant at Waitara Valley is disappointing for the workers, their families and Taranaki, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). “This reinforces how important a secure … Read more »

Another Win For The Movement Against Deep Sea Oil Exploration

Press Release – Greenpeace

Greenpeace is celebrating the announcement that New Zealand Oil & Gas and its partner Beach Energy will relinquish their oil and gas exploration permit off the Oamaru coast as “another win for the climate, for wildlife and for people … Read more »

Genesis To Make Third Rankine Available To Cover Drought And Gas Shortages

Press Release – Genesis Energy

Challenging market conditions, driven by a dry summer and supply side constraints in the gas market, have prompted Genesis to make a third 250MW Rankine unit available to support the countrys electricity needs. The combination of looming supply shortages … Read more »

FFARN Response To CCC Report

Press Release – Fossil Fuels Aotearoa Research Network

CCC Report: Implications for the Petroleum Industry and NZ Dr Terrence Loomis, Coordinator Fossil Fuels Aotearoa Research Network (FFARN) 3 February 2021 The Commission has generated a projected path, based on scientific evidence, to achieve New Zealand … Read more »

Consumer NZ Testing Finds Induction Cooktops Trump Gas

Press Release – Consumer NZ

With approximately $2.2 billion spent on consented residential alterations last year, New Zealanders are devoting a lot of time, energy, and money to home renovations. Consumer NZ is reminding renovators – if you are making changes to your home, its … Read more »

Government Is Jumping The Gun Over Proposed Ban Of New Gas Connections In Homes – Master Plumbers

Press Release – Master Plumbers

The Climate Change Commissions proposal to ban new gas connections to residential homes within five years is short sighted and ill thought out, says Master Plumbers. CE Greg Wallace is warning if the Government goes ahead with the proposed timeframe, … Read more »

Importance Of Natural Gas To Our Transition Highlighted

Press Release – PEPANZ

The importance of natural gas in lowering emissions has been well highlighted by the Climate Change Commission in their draft advice, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). “While we dont agree … Read more »

Climate Change Commission Releases Advice On Path To Net Zero

Press Release – Climate Change Commission

The independent Climate Change Commission has released its draft package of advice to Government on the steps Aotearoa must take to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change. Public consultation on the draft advice begins … Read more »

Investigation Into Natural Gas Supply Welcomed

Press Release – PEPANZ

A new investigation into the security and certainty of New Zealands natural gas supply has been welcomed by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). “Natural gas is a vital energy source for New Zealand … Read more »

Gull Brings BIG Xmas Cheer & Thank You For Kiwi Motorists

Press Release – Gull

Gull says Thank You NZ with 15 Cents Off All Fuel Types From 7AM Wednesday 16 December 2020 to 12PM Thursday 17 December 2020 To wrap up a challenging year on a high note, Gull New Zealand is offering Kiwi Motorists a big 15 cent per litre … Read more »

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