Refining NZ – Pipeline reopens

Press Release – Refining NZ

This morning at 5.15am we shut the Refinery to Auckland pipeline as a precautionary measure after our monitoring system alarmed. Read more »

Refining NZ on pipeline alarm

Press Release – Refining NZ

This morning at 5.15am we shut the Refinery to Auckland pipeline as a precautionary measure after our monitoring system alarmed. Refinery staff are currently carrying out checks to determine the pipeline is fit for service. The situation is different … Read more »

NZ carbon price breaks through $20, seen rising higher

Article – BusinessDesk

The New Zealand carbon price has broken through the $20 a tonne mark, as it continues its push higher on speculation the new government will lift a cap on the maximum price emitters pay. Read more »

Govt pushing for fair deal for consumers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is acting on key consumer concerns, with Minister Megan Woods asking the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to further investigate fuel prices and Minister Faafoi moving to progress broad market studies powers for … Read more »

ComCom to get market studies powers by end of 2018

Article – BusinessDesk

ComCom to get market studies powers by end of 2018 after further information on petrol pricing Read more »

OG Oil & Gas extends NZOG takeover bid again

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) – OG Oil & Gas has extended its partial takeover bid for NZX-listed New Zealand Oil & Gas for a second time, again saying the extra time is to secure regulatory approvals. Read more »

Greenpeace Launches Legal Challenge Against Amazon Warrior

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, December 5: A legal challenge against the worlds largest seismic oil exploration ship will be launched at a public rally today on Parliament Lawn. Read more »

Woods needs to focus on petrol prices

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Woods needs to focus on petrol prices The new Government needs to follow through on the previous Governments actions to ensure New Zealanders are paying a fair and reasonable price for petrol, National Party Energy and Resources Spokesman Jonathan … Read more »

Iwi Chairs Forum Oppose Seismic Testing

Press Release – Iwi Chairs Forum

Today during a national gathering of Mori leaders at Te Papa, an historic agreement was made to oppose all seismic testing and oil exploration in the waters of Aotearoa. Read more »

Strong environmental rules in place for seismic surveys

Press Release – PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) says it would welcome a discussion on how to improve the already strict regulations around marine seismic surveys. Read more »

Seismic surveying in Taranaki to go ahead

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

29 November 2017 Seismic surveying in Taranaki to go ahead National Party Energy and Resources Spokesperson and MP for New Plymouth Jonathan Young has welcomed the Governments decision to grant permits for seismic surveying in the Taranaki offshore … Read more »

Making the Move to a Low Emissions Economy

Press Release – Sustainable Business Council

Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Council, Abbie Reynolds, says climate change could be the greatest economic disruption in our lifetimes and the largest driver of innovation since World War Two. Read more »

Anadarko to leave NZ as cheap oil undermines case

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Texas-based energy explorer and producer Anadarko plans to leave New Zealand, with persistently low oil prices making marginal investments in distant areas less appealing. Read more »

Texan Oil Giant at Centre of Anti-Protest Legislation Quits

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, November 28: Greenpeace says its time for the new Government to administer the coup de grce to the oil industry after Texan oil giant, Anadarko, has pulled the plug on its New Zealand operations. Read more »

“Expect resistance”: Greenpeace warning to Amazon Warrior

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

“Expect resistance”: Greenpeace warning to Amazon Warrior as it arrives in NZ — Saturday, 25 November: Greenpeace has issued a warning to the worlds biggest seismic blasting ship upon its arrival in New Zealand waters this morning. Read more »

OG Oil & Gas extends offer

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) – OG Oil & Gas has pushed out the closing date of its partial takeover bid for New Zealand Oil & Gas to Dec. 20 to allow time to obtain regulatory approvals. Read more »

Government has the power to stop giant oil ship: Greenpeace

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, November 24: Greenpeace are criticising a reported statement by the new Minister of Energy, Megan Woods, that the decision about whether to issue a permit for oil exploration is merely an “operational matter”. Read more »

Taranaki Iwi Call to Halt Seismic Blasting

Press Release – Nga Tai o Mariki

Taranaki iwi with support from hap and a range of groups are calling the new government to stand by their commitment to the ocean and climate. Read more »

Oil Recycler Ronald Salter Sentenced Over Workplace Death

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

The owner of an oil recycling company where 24-year-old Jamey Bowring was killed in a tank explosion has been sentenced to 4 months home detention. Read more »

Amazon Warrior steaming to NZ to blast blue whale habitat

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, November 22: An oil exploration ship at the centre of a storm of controversy for its seismic blasting agenda earlier this year in New Zealand is on its way back. Read more »

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