NZOG shares jump to 20-month high

Article – BusinessDesk

NZOG shares jump to 20-month high on Kupe sale, floats partnership for Shell assets Read more »

New Zealand Oil & Gas interest in Kupe field

Press Release – NZ Oil And Gas

New Zealand Oil & Gas has reached agreement to sell its 15 per cent interest in the Kupe gas and oil fields and production station to Genesis Energy for NZ$168 million. The effective date of the transaction will be 1 January 2017 and includes … Read more »

“The World Is Waking Up” – DCC Opposes 2017 Block Offer

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

Dunedin City Council met today to choose their stance on the 2017 Petroleum Block Offer. There were submissions from numerous groups including Catholic members of Dunedin community, Seniors for Climate Action, 350 Dunedin and Oil Free Otago. No … Read more »

Will ECan support the Christchurch City Council

Press Release – Oil Free Otautahi

On Wednesday November 2, the Christchurch City Council voted 16 to 1 to make a VERY strong submission to the government against the deep sea oil drilling block offers off the coast of Canterbury. Read more »

PEPANZ expresses disappointment in Auckland Council decision

Press Release – PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) today expressed its disappointment in the symbolic decision by the Auckland Council to oppose oil prospecting, exploration and drilling in New Zealand. Read more »

Considering Water Bottling, Feedlots, Oil & Gas drilling

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

The Hawkes Bay Regional Council is considering potential policy development related to water bottling, feedlots and oil & gas drilling in the region. Read more »

BP reduces national price today

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP decreased the national price for its company-owned network today, removing 3 cents per litre from diesel and 3 cents per litre from petrol. Read more »

Indian Oil Corp. senior executives explore collaborations

Press Release – India New Zealand Business Council

The India New Zealand Business Council [INZBC] again has taken lead in organizing a study tour for senior ranking delegates from Indias Largest Oil & Gas company, the Indian Oil Corporation. Read more »

Nanette Moreau Named Commissioner of Utlities Disputes Ltd.

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

The Board of Utilities Disputes Ltd, formerly known as The Office of the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner (EGCC), today named dispute resolution executive Nanette Moreau as Commissioner of Utilities Disputes. Read more »

New name reflects change in the utilities sector

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

Responding to rapid change in the New Zealand utilities sector, the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner (EGCC) becomes Utilities Disputes, Ltd today, November 1, 2016. Read more »

Report shows importance of oil and gas to the marine economy

Press Release – PEPANZ

Petroleum Exploration and Production Association (PEPANZ) Chief Executive Cameron Madgwick today welcomed the release of a Statistics New Zealand report showing the importance of the oil and gas sector to New Zealands marine economy. Read more »

NZ Oil & Gas make leadership announcement ‘in coming days’

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 27 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas, the Wellington-based explorer and producer, is likely to make an announcement soon over its senior leadership, chairman Rodger Finlay told shareholders at today’s annual meeting in the capital. Read more »

Deadline looming for power plant decision

Press Release – Green Party

Deadline looming for power plant decision Time is running out for the Government to decide whether people will get a say on Nova Energys proposal to build a large gas-fired power plant in south Waikato with significant impacts on the environment … Read more »

Bridges to attend global energy summit

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges leaves for Singapore today to attend International Energy Week. The global event brings together 28,000 representatives of the energy industry, Governments and non-government organisations from across … Read more »

Electricity from renewables exceeds 80 per cent

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New Zealands share of electricity generated from renewables grew to 83.4 per cent in the June quarter 2016, the latest energy data released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) shows. Read more »

Genesis Energy forecasts lower annual earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy,New Zealand’s largest electricity retailer, saidlower oil prices, increased carbon costs and its “below market”contract with the struggling Tiwai Point aluminium smelter will weigh on earnings this year. Read more »

Invitation: Liquid biofuels Research Symposium 10 November

Press Release – Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association and Advanced Biofuels Research Network (ABRN) have combined to host a symposium including international and local speakers providing an update on the latest research and market activities for liquid biofuels. Read more »

Writing on the wall for oil and gas industry

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

As protests against pipelines, rigs, seismic surveying and climate change spread across the world with bans, moratoriums and stricter regulations being put in place, oil and gas companies are pulling out of their permits. This week Norwegian company … Read more »

Greenpeace summer of action as Statoil signals retreat

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, October 14: In the wake of Norwegian oil giant Statoils sudden exit from Northland, Greenpeace NZ is calling for a summer of action to drive Statoil and other oil companies out of the country for good. Read more »

Statoil ends search for energy in Reinga Basin

Press Release – Statoil

Norwegian-based oil company Statoil has informed the New Zealand Government of its decision to stop looking for oil and gas in the Reinga Basin. Read more »

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