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Entec doubles down with factory service training

Press Release – Entec

Auckland-based Entec, a provider of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and gas detection solutions, has recently invested heavily to increase its depth of knowledge in the service of portable and fixed gas detectors. Read more »

Utilities Disputes releases 2017-18 Annual Report

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

Free and independent complaints service, Utilities Disputes, has released its 2017-18 Annual Report, which highlights a steady number of energy complaints, and initial complaints about broadband shared property, and water. Read more »

OMV plans to drill 12 offshore wells non-notified

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki wants the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to hold public hearings on OMVs exploratory drilling consent application and jointly process it with all related applications. Read more »

Extended Pohokura gas outage costing Methanex $2M a day

Article – BusinessDesk

June 26 (BusinessDesk) – A long-running, barely noticed and unscheduled cut in natural gas production from the Pohokura natural gas field is costing its main customer, methanol producer Methanex, around $2 million a day in lost revenue, with total revenue … Read more »

Woods defends government’s ban on offshore gas exploration

Article – BusinessDesk

June 14 (BusinessDesk) – Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has defended the governments decision not to issue new offshore oil and gas exploration permits despite it going against official advice, saying she didnt think officials had … Read more »

NZIER commissioned to look at impact of oil and gas decision

Press Release – PEPANZ

The economic and environmental impacts of an end to offshore exploration for oil and gas will be the focus of new research commissioned from the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER). Read more »

Jones wrong that oil and gas ban is “irreversible”

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The assertion by Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones today that the ban on oil and gas exploration is irreversible is incorrect and misleading, Nationals Energy and Resources Spokesperson Jonathan Young says. Read more »

Prime Minister Must Reconsider Oil And Gas Ban

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister must urgently revisit her Governments decision to end oil and gas exploration for the good of New Zealand, Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says. Read more »

No Treasury advice on oil and gas exploration ban

Article – BusinessDesk

Finance Minister received no Treasury advice on impact of oil and gas offshore exploration ban Read more »

Robertson Admits No Economic Analysis on Oil and Gas Ban

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Finance Minister Grant Robertson admitted this afternoon no Treasury analysis has been completed on the economic impact of the Governments decision to ban oil and gas exploration, Nationals Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. Read more »

Govt axed offshore oil and gas sector with no Cabinet paper

Article – BusinessDesk

June 5 (BusinessDesk) – The government axed granting any future offshore oil and gas exploration licences without a formal Cabinet paper and with minimal analysis from officials, according to a dump of documents and emails from Energy and Resources … Read more »

Officials confirm ending exploration a lose-lose

Press Release – PEPANZ

The Governments own experts have confirmed that ending offshore oil and gas exploration will be a lose-lose for the economy and environment, according to material released under the Official Information Act today. Read more »

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