Commerce Commission Proposes Tighter Power Requirements

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision to improve the rules governing related party transactions for electricity lines and gas pipeline businesses. Read more »

CORRECT: NZOG back in black after Kupe sale

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas was back in the black and kept its dividend unchanged after reaping a $95 million gain on the sale of its stake in the Kupe oil and gas fields and trimming its operating and exploration costs. Read more »

Vector Financial Results for Twelve Months to 30 June 2017

Press Release – Vector

Group net profit from continuing operations rose 186.8% to $168.9 million from $58.9 million. The uplift was due to the $64 million impairment of the Gas Trading division in the prior year; growth in capital contributions; lower interest costs; … Read more »

First Gas Powers Up With Promapp’s Process Mapping Solution

Press Release – Promapp

Auckland, 23 August 2017 First Gas, one of New Zealands largest gas networks for high pressure gas transmission and gas distribution pipes in the North Island, has signed a contract to deploy Promapps cloud-based business process management … Read more »

NZ Super Fund not aiming for a zero carbon portfolio

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand Superannuation Fund is not aiming for a zero carbon portfolio and will keep investing in energy companies if they are making significant advances regarding climate change risk, says chief executive Adrian Orr. Read more »

James Tipping Named Young Energy Professional of the Year

Press Release – Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards

Trustpowers James Tipping named NZs Young Energy Professional of the Year Trustpowers Tauranga-based Manager of Strategy and Regulation, Dr James Tipping, has been announced the Young Energy Professional of the Year at the 2017 Deloitte … Read more »

Shell finalises the sale of Kapuni to Todd

Press Release – Shell New Zealand

All approvals have been obtained and all necessary operational handover activities have been completed, to enable Todd Energy to take over operations of the Kapuni gas field in south Taranaki. This finalises the sale of Shells share (50%) of … Read more »

Low Carbon Challenge Official Launch – Wellington, Tues 1/8

Press Release – ENSPIRAL

Applications are now open for this years challenge which will support 6 teams to grow their low carbon project or business. Read more »

Trustpower lifts 2018 guidance, sees earnings rising

Press Release – BusinessDesk

July 25 (BusinessDesk) – Trustpower raised is earnings guidance for the second time in as many weeks, citing favourable trading conditions and anticipated customer growth. Read more »

Wireless connectivity raises the bar for worker safety

Press Release – Entec

Auckland-based gas detection equipment supplier, Entec is now offering a new range of portable gas detectors, fitted with wireless peer-to-peer connectivity. Read more »

Utilities Disputes announces Annual Report 2016-17

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

The Utilities Disputes Annual Report 2016-17 details significant changes to the organisation following its change from the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner scheme last year as well as ongoing activity in disputes resolution. Read more »

Energy End Use Database updated

Press Release – EECA

If you want to know how much diesel was used by in mining, or how much greenhouse gas was generated by space heating, you can now find the latest data online. Read more »

REPEAT: Shell NZ narrows FY loss

Article – BusinessDesk

June 26 (BusinessDesk) – Shell New Zealand is keen to find suitors for its remaining New Zealand assets after the sale of its Kapuni onshore field helped narrow its loss in the year to December while Austrian oil and gas producer OMV AG’s New Zealand … Read more »

Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins have announced new measures to support the uptake of electric vehicles and improve energy efficiency in New Zealand. The … Read more »

EMANZ Welcomes NZEECS Announcement

Press Release – EMANZ

The Energy Management Association of New Zealand has welcomed the publication of the MBIEs New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (NZEECS) 2017-22. Read more »

Hamilton Student Sues NZ Government Over Climate Change Today

Press Release – Sarah Lorraine Thomson

A law student from Hamilton is preparing to challenge the Government in the High Court on Monday over what she says is a “failure” to properly address climate change. Read more »

Entec hosts seminars on the latest advances in Gas Detection

Press Release – Entec

Auckland-based Entec , a provider of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and gas detection solutions, has recently hosted seminars on the latest advances in portable gas detection technology. Read more »

Q+A: Minister Judith Collins interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

1-4% chance of power rationing Minister Judith Collins Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins told Q+A theres a 1-4% chance that people will be asked to make some voluntary reductions in electricity usage. Judith Collins was speaking … Read more »

STOS oil drilling must stop

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki are calling on submitters to once again tell Shell Todd Oil Services(STOS)to stop drilling for oil and gas in the South Taranaki Bight home and feeding ground to many marine mammals including the Mauis dolphin and … Read more »

Our Climate Declaration Lanch

Press Release – Climate Declaration

People from around the country, weary with waiting for the Government to take the necessary action to address climate change, have decided to take matters into their own hands. Read more »

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