Protest at New Plymouth Oil and Gas Expo

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

About 30 protesters from Climate Justice Taranaki, Frack-free Kapiti, Te Uru Pounamu Action Group, Oil Free Wellington, Frack-free Manawatu and the east coast protested yesterday outside New Plymouth’s biennial Oil and Gas Expo at the TSB Stadium. Read more »

New Zealand Petroleum Exploration and Mining Permits Map

Press Release – Freeman Media

The next edition of the New Zealand Petroleum Exploration and Mining Permits map is available now. This edition features numerous permit work programme changes including to timelines for drilling work and seismic acquisition, several permit surrenders … Read more »

Shell and Todd caught drilling without approval

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Multi-national oil company Shell’s New Zealand arm and local energy giant Todd Energy have breached the new law governing New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone, the Environmental Protection Authority says in an Oct. 10 document … Read more »

Pump tyres, save fuel and be safer on long weekend

Press Release – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority

As motorists hit the road for the long weekend, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is encouraging them to save fuel and be safer on the road by checking their tyres when they fill up with petrol Read more »

Hellaby expects to complete at least one acquisition in 2015

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Hellaby Holdings, the diversified investment company, expects to proceed with at least one acquisition this financial year as it looks to further broaden its portfolio. Read more »

Marshall Island poet speaks at UN climate summit

Press Release – www.350.org.nz

The fossil fuel industry is the biggest threat to our very existence as Pacific Islanders. We stand to lose our homes, our communities and our culture. But we are fighting back. This coming Friday thirty Pacific Climate Warriors, joined by hundreds … Read more »

New milestone in heavy vehicle fuel efficiency

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says an agreement signed between the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) and one of New Zealands largest trucking companies is a significant milestone for the Heavy Vehicle Fuel Efficiency … Read more »

BP Leads Further Price Reduction at the Pumps

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP Leads Further Price Reduction at the Pumps BP has this morning led a further national price reduction on petrol and diesel at its company owned sites. BP has decreased the price of petrol and diesel by 2 cents per litre, bringing the price at most BP … Read more »

New oil spill on-scene commander appointed

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The Bay of Plenty has appointed a new regional oil spill on-scene commander to manage oil spills in its waters. Read more »

Supreme Court ends Greymouth Petroleum stoush

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 9 (BusinessDesk) – The Supreme Court has effectively ended a bid by interests associated with estranged Greymouth Petroleum minority shareholder John Sturgess to overturn a High Court order requiring the Sturgess interests to sell their 13.85 … Read more »

Advantage New Zealand Petroleum Summit 2015

Press Release – Freeman Media

New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals, PEPANZ and Freeman Media, are pleased to announce the merger of the Advantage Petroleum Conference and the New Zealand Petroleum Summit. Read more »

Oil Activists hold funeral

Press Release – Oil Free Auckland

Auckland, 02 October 2014 – Oil Free Auckland activists held a funeral for the dead oil industry as the part-Statoil sponsored Petroleum Summit ended tonight at Skycity Convention Centre. Read more »

Undesirables in the City’s Sewage System

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

The illegal disposal of petroleum products into the Dunedin City Councils sewage system is impacting on wastewater treatment and resulting in costly clean-ups. Read more »

‘Oily’ people greet Petroleum Summit diners

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace activists smeared in fake oil have greeted guests arriving at the part-Statoil sponsored Petroleum Summit dinner this evening. Read more »

Bridges: Speech to 2014 New Zealand Petroleum Summit

Speech – New Zealand Government

Our abundance of energy and minerals resources provides us with unique opportunities to build the New Zealand economy. Over the past three years the Government has made significant changes to how the sector is regulated. Weve done the groundwork necessary … Read more »

Police remove banner at Statoil Offices in Wellington

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Free Wellington hung a banner at 9:30 this morning at the Statoil office headquarters in Wellington as the Petroleum Summit opened in Auckland. The banner, which read ‘Statoil out of Northland: Stop Deep Sea Oil’, has now been removed by police. Read more »

Lower exchange rate means higher fuel prices

Press Release – New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 1 October 2014 PetrolWatch September 2014 Lower exchange rate means higher fuel prices Read more »

Oil Free Wellington drops banner from Statoil headquarters

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Today members of Oil Free Wellington have targeted the offices of Statoil, by attaching a banner reading ‘Statoil out of Northland: Stop Deep Sea Oil’ to the entrance of Vodafone on the Quay Midland Park, where Statoil’s New Zealand office is located. … Read more »

Greenpeace disrupts Simon Bridges’ speech to oil industry

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace activists have disrupted the opening speech by Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges at the Petroleum Summit in Auckland this morning. Read more »

ICM’s Duncan Saville seeks spot on NZOG board

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Duncan Saville, whose ICM unit manages ASX-listed Zeta Resources, is seeking a seat on the board of New Zealand Oil & Gas, and has the blessing of the oil explorer’s current directors. Read more »

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