Gull Drops Petrol Prices Further

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull is proud to have the opportunity to pass its good karma on to customers. Read more »

New Research Programme Aims to Lift Oil & Gas Exploration

Press Release – GNS Science

GNS Science has been awarded funding for a four-year research programme to improve the chances of finding oil and gas accumulations in New Zealands sedimentary basins. Read more »

Oil and gas Block Offer 2016 consultation begins

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges Minister of Energy and Resources 3 September 2015 Oil and gas Block Offer 2016 consultation begins Read more »

Gull Keeps Petrol Prices Low: Major players hike prices

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull Keeps Petrol Prices Low: Major players hike prices Gull notes that at least one major oil company has today hiked the price of regular fuel back up above $2. David Bodger, General Manager, Gull New Zealand says Gull is about providing value … Read more »

Discussion document on proposed engine fuel changes released

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

MBIE has today released a discussion document proposing a range of changes to the Engine Fuels Specifications Regulations 2011. Read more »

Fuel prices continue to fall – but not for much longer

Press Release – AA Insurance

Fuel prices continued to fall during August, with the national price of 91 octane petrol dropping below $2.00 a litre for the first time in four months, according to AA PetrolWatch. The price of 91 octane petrol at most outlets ended the month … Read more »

Time for inquiry into petrol margins

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Its time for an inquiry into petrol companies as margins are once again at the high levels that prompted concerns late last year, says Labour’s Energy Spokesperson Stuart Nash. “Over the December January holiday period, petrol importer margins … Read more »

Mobil says Z purchase of Caltex concentrates loyalty schemes

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Mobil Oil New Zealand says Z Energys acquisition of the rival Caltex and Challenge! service station chains would concentrate fuel discount arrangements within a single market player and undermine competition in the market. Read more »

Statoil caught breaking own rules to woo iwi

Press Release – Greenpeace

Thursday 27 August – Norwegian oil giant Statoil has been snapped during a visit to New Zealand, trying to win over individual iwi leaders rather than engaging collectively in line with its own protocols. Read more »

NZ Oil & Gas posts $6.2M loss on writedown of Tui field

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas ramped up production during the year to June 30 to offset the sharp decline in world oil prices, turning in a net loss of $6.2 million, compared with a profit of $10.1 million the previous year. Read more »

Northland Regional Council organising two workshops

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Northland Regional Council is organising two workshops to provide councillors, its Te Tai Tokerau Mori Advisory Committee and senior staff with a clear view of the regulations governing petroleum exploration, as well as exploration company Statoils … Read more »

Gull Puts a Spring in Your Step with Lower Fuel Prices

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Temperatures are slowly creeping up, but fuel prices at Gull are heading in the opposite direction today. Read more »

Gull Puts a Spring in Your Step with Lower Fuel Prices

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Temperatures are slowly creeping up, but fuel prices at Gull are heading in the opposite direction today. Read more »

Falling commodity prices flow through to the pump

Press Release – Automobile Association

Falling commodity prices led to a 5 cent reduction in petrol prices, and an 8 cent drop in diesel prices during July, according to AA PetrolWatch. The price of 91 octane petrol at most outlets ended the month on $2.07 per litre, while diesel prices in … Read more »

The ‘game-changer’ we need is renewable

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago agrees with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) CEO Andrew Knight, that his proposal to drill in 2017 off Oamaru would be a game-changer (ODT 31 July 2015). Read more »

NZOG seeks partners for 2017 drilling offshore Otago

Article – BusinessDesk

July 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas says exploration drilling of the Barque prospect in the Canterbury basin, which has the potential to be the nation’s biggest-ever hydrocarbon discovery, is expected to start in 2017, subject to securing … Read more »

Gull Brews up Lower Fuel Prices

Press Release – Haystac

Price drop at Gull tops off milestone month Motorists fuelling up at Gull this month have been treated to a limited edition 98 Octane biofuel, with DB Export Brewtroleum temporarily taking the place of Gull Force 10 during July. The high performance fuel … Read more »

Kiwisaver revelations display importance of divestment

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

“The shocking revelations that kiwisaver funds are being invested in oil exploration and weapons manufacturers displays the need for the growing divestment movement,” says Oil Free Wellington spokesperson James Barber. Read more »

Trans Tasman maritime unions meet with politicians

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

A global campaign against oil operator Chevron has come to New Zealand, with maritime unions saying the company has a bad record of dealing with local communities around the world. Read more »

Petroleum services company fined

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Petroleum services company fined for their part in Turoa ski field diesel leak Petroleum Services (2001) Limited has been fined $34,500 and ordered to pay costs to WorkSafe of $20,000 after a stationary container system at Turoa ski field on Mt Ruapehu failed, … Read more »

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