UPDATE: Air NZ posts 7.4% decline in 1H pretax profit

Article – BusinessDesk

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Sea level rise expected even with Paris Agreement – Experts

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Even if all nations manage to stick to their Paris Agreement targets, we’re still committed to sea level rise. Read more »

Higher fuel prices push up producer prices

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Higher fuel prices contributed to the rise in producer output and input prices in the December 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Z chases cheaper processing in new refinery deal

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy says it wants to cut supply chain costs with a new refinery optimisation and procurement deal with New Zealand Refining and Mobil New Zealand, replacing an existing arrangement with BP. Read more »

17-metre blue whale to make appearance in Mission Bay

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, February 16: A 17-metre blue whale called Janet is expected to make an appearance at a rally on Saturday in Mission Bay against new oil and gas exploration. Read more »

Greenpeace amused at negative survey from oil industry

Press Release – Greenpeace

Tuesday, February 13: Greenpeace is calling oil industry efforts to put a positive spin on a just-released public perception survey “desperate and misleading”. Read more »

New survey shows broad support for oil and gas industry

Press Release – PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) has released its latest industry reputation survey, showing improved public understanding of the oil and gas industry in New Zealand. Read more »

Opinion: Time for Energy Minister to End Oil Exploration

Opinion – Dr Terrence Loomis

Shortly after the last election, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern stated that fossil fuels were not New Zealand’s future and future exploration block offers would be reviewed. Read more »

Say No More to NZ Oil & Gas

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago media release 5 Feb 2018 Nuclear Free Moment? Prove it. Say No More to NZ Oil & Gas Oil Free Otago calls on the Minister of Energy and Resources Megan Woods to make good on her Prime Ministers call that climate change is her … Read more »

Another Nuclear-free Moment for Minister Megan Woods?

Press Release – Dr Terrence Loomis

Ever since the Prime Minister announced last October that “fossil fuels were not New Zealand’s future, and future block offers would be reviewed,” Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods has been under the gun to be seen to be taking … Read more »

Activists threatened with “draconian” Anadarko Amendment

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, January 31: Police have warned climate activists currently locked onto an offshore oil exploration support ship in the Port of Taranaki that officials from the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) are travelling from Wellington … Read more »

Greenpeace activists jump on Amazon Warrior support vessel

Press Release – Greenpeace

Wednesday, 31 January: Greenpeace activists have boarded the support vessel of the worlds largest seismic blasting ship this morning, and locked themselves to it. Read more »

Lower retail prices offset petrol hikes

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Prices rose 0.1 percent in the December 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Higher petrol prices, air fares, and housing-related costs were countered by lower prices for vegetables, new cars, and a range of household goods. Read more »

Z Energy cuts annual earnings guidance on rising crude price

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy cut its annual guidance by about $20 million following aweaker-than-expected performance in the December quarter, due to a shutdown of the New Zealand Refining fuel pipeline to Auckland and the rising price of crude … Read more »

BP and Surf Life Saving NZ celebrate 50 year Partnership

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP New Zealand and Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) are celebrating 50 years of partnership in 2018 believed to be the longest corporate partnership in New Zealands history and to honour the occasion BP have launched a campaign to … Read more »

NZ Refining lifts 2017 fee revenue 19%

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Refining lifted processing fee income 19 percent in 2017 as the country’s only refinery operator enjoyed wider margins in the year, helping offset a lower volume during the pipeline outage in September. Read more »

Hands off motorists’ piggy bank, Phil

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Government must keep its hands off motorists piggy bank, says the Taxpayers Union after the Transport Minister reportedly told stakeholders hes considering using New Zealands roading fund for non-roading projects. Taxpayers Union Executive … Read more »

Climate Justice Taranaki regrets EPA drilling decision

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki regrets EPA drilling decision DATE: 16th January 2018 – for immediate release FROM: Climate Justice Taranaki Read more »

Shell Taranaki’s marine consents granted with conditions

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

Shell Taranaki Limiteds applications for marine and marine discharge consents to use a jack-up drilling rig within the Maui field in the South Taranaki Bight have been granted by the EPA, subject to conditions. Read more »

OGOG declares partial NZOG takeover unconditional

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 11 (BusinessDesk) – OG Oil & Gas has declared its partial takeover for New Zealand Oil & Gas unconditional, having achieved more than enough support to take control of the NZX-listed energy explorer and producer. Read more »

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