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Food fight! Mercury turns up the heat on petrol pushers

Press Release – Mercury Energy

Mercury is using burgers to turn up the heat on petrol retailers as prices at the pump hit record highs. Were paying a premium for a dirty, imported product when the cleaner, New Zealand-made alternative is comparatively cheap as chips … Read more »

Exploration ban ‘selfish, rich world’ approach, MPs told

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – The governments proposed exploration ban is a selfish and rich world approach that ignores the countrys responsibility to help deliver low-carbon energy in the broader Pacific region, MPs heard yesterday. Read more »

Exploration ban ‘selfish, rich world’ approach, MPs told

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – The governments proposed exploration ban is a selfish and rich world approach that ignores the countrys responsibility to help deliver low-carbon energy in the broader Pacific region, MPs heard yesterday. Read more »

Exploration ban ‘selfish, rich world’ approach, MPs told

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – The governments proposed exploration ban is a selfish and rich world approach that ignores the countrys responsibility to help deliver low-carbon energy in the broader Pacific region, MPs heard yesterday. Read more »

Green Party calls for oil drilling loophole to be closed

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party will propose an amendment to the Crown Minerals Act Amendment Bill to close a current loophole that allows for oil and gas companies to extend their permits for offshore drilling. Read more »

Govt backtracks on climate action, grants drill extension

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

The Government has just granted oil giant OMV a two-year extension to drill in the Great South Basin, despite issuing a ban on new oil and gas exploration permits in April. Read more »

Woods again fails to defend the indefensible

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Megan Woods has underlined just how indefensible the decision to axe oil and gas exploration is by failing to provide any evidence to back up her claim it will reduce carbon emissions, Nationals Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young says. Read more »

The Nation: Energy Minister Megan Woods

Press Release – The Nation

Energy Minister Megan Woods says regulating the price of petrol is one of the options that will be considered but no decisions would be made until the Commerce Commission comes back with their market report. Read more »

Greenpeace launches trainings to confront oil driller OMV

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Saturday, October 13: Greenpeace has launched the first of a series of national training workshops to prepare for the arrival of oil giant, OMV. Read more »

PM makes staggering mistake on fuel tax impact

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister has got her fuel tax numbers badly wrong, showing she doesnt even know how much her Governments additional taxes are costing New Zealanders, National Party Leader Simon Bridges says. Read more »

High power prices to persist with Pohokura outage

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) – High power prices may persist for another month with full production from the Pohokura gas field not expected to resume before late November. Read more »

Will the Government Govern?

Press Release – Frack Free Network

The Government say they are stopping new petroleum exploration, but they are not. If passed as is, the Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Amendment Bill would cement the legal rights of private oil companies to drill baby drill, right into the 2050s. Read more »

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