May maintenance for refinery

Press Release – Refining NZ

Process units at Refining NZ will begin shutting down for three weeks of planned maintenance starting Saturday 2 May. Read more »

Consumers happier with petrol station rivalry as prices fall

Article – BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) – Petrol stations have taken a big jump up in consumers’ esteem in the past year, with 68 percent of those polled in a survey undertaken in January saying they believe petrol station prices are competitive, up from 56 percent … Read more »

NZ Oil & Gas gets 3 directors on expanded Cue Energy board

Article – BusinessDesk

April 14 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas has gained three directors on an expanded board at Cue Energy Resources after securing 48 percent of the ASX-listed energy company. Read more »

Public should have been told about dangerous incident

Press Release – Green Party

13 April 2015 Public should have been told about dangerous deep sea drilling related incident Read more »

NZ Oil & Gas awaits word of Cue board positions

Article – BusinessDesk

April 13 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is awaiting word from Cue Energy Resources on board representation, after securing 48 percent of the energy company it says may be encouraged to delist from the ASX. Read more »

Zeta Resources makes bid for Pan Pacific Petroleum

Article – BusinessDesk

April 10 (BusinessDesk) – Zeta Resources, the ASX-listed investment group advised by Duncan Saville’s ICM unit, has made a full takeover bid for Pan Pacific Petroleum, valuing the target company at A$29.4 million. Read more »

New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990–2013

Press Release – Ministry for the Environment

New Zealands Greenhouse Gas Inventory is the official annual report of all anthropogenic (human induced) emissions and removals of greenhouse gases in New Zealand. The inventory measures New Zealands progress against obligations under the United Nations Framework … Read more »

Fuel prices ebb and flow

Press Release – Automobile Association

After climbing 16 cents per litre during February, petrol prices continued to rise during March before falling later in the month. They initially rose 4 cents per litre before falling 4 cents to end the month on $1.92 per litre for 91 octane at most … Read more »

2015 Recipient of Mobil Oil Te Reo Excellence Trophy

Press Release – Te Matatini Festival

Mtai Tangata Rau 2015 Recipient of Mobil Oil Te Reo Excellence Trophy The recipient of this years Mobil Oil Te Reo Excellence Trophy recognising excellence in written and performed Mori language at the 2015 Te Matatini Festival was announced … Read more »

Early delivery expected for Te Mahi Hou

Press Release – Refining NZ

Refining NZ has confirmed that the Te Mahi Hou project which was due to go live late December 2015 has made excellent progress in recent months, and is now expected to complete early to mid-November. Read more »

Maui’s dolphin sighted in new oil block

Press Release – Green Party

The sighting of a Mauis dolphin in an area the Government has just opened up to oil and gas exploration shows how willing Energy Minister Simon Bridges is to sacrifice the environment for oil, the Green Party said today. Read more »

“Another colossal leap in the wrong direction”

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil exploration sites now almost twice the size of New Zealand. Oil Free Wellington says, “Block Offer 2015 is yet another colossal leap in the wrong direction” Read more »

Government ignores concerns about deep sea drilling

Press Release – Green Party

The Governments block offer announcement of an area almost twice the size of New Zealand and including the home of the critically endangered Mauis dolphin and other protected conservation areas is further evidence of how out of touch theyve … Read more »

NZ puts seven new oil and gas areas put up for tender

Article – BusinessDesk

March 30 (BusinessDesk) – A total of seven new areas will be opened up to oil and gas exploration under its block offer tendering system, as the New Zealand government seeks to concentrate activity in a few strategically chosen areas. Read more »

Block Offer 2015: More of our Seas for Sale

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

At midday today Oil Free Otago will be at the office of Dunedin North MP Michael Woodhouse to deliver a message to his government. Read more »

Hon Simon Bridges: Block Offer 2015 release

Speech – New Zealand Government

Good morning, It is great to be with you today and can I warmly welcome our international guests. May you have a wonderful time in New Zealand. Read more »

Oil and Gas Block Offer 2015 announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has launched Block Offer 2015, the annual tender for oil and gas exploration permits. Read more »

Auckland City Shaken By Thousands Of Protest Drummers

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 29 March, 2015: Thousands of people from around the country brought drums along to a protest march in order to bang home a message to visiting oil executives that deep sea oil drilling is not acceptable in New Zealand. Read more »

Oil Free Wellington Delivers Message to Norwegian Consulate

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Free Wellington Delivers Message to Norwegian Consulate as Government Prepares to Announce 2015 Oil and Gas Block Offer. Stop Statoil No deep sea oil. Read more »

Feedback will help refine crude proposal

Press Release – Refining NZ

Public feedback on Refining NZs proposal to bring bigger crude oil cargoes to Marsden Point has set the stage for a series of expert studies of the harbour and any potential impacts of the proposal. Read more »

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