NZOG board recommends sale of Kupe stake

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 1 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas has recommended shareholders support the proposed sale of the energy explorer and producer’s stake in the Kupe oil and gas field, after an independent appraisal report deemed the offer was fair. Read more »

Time to break up with our banks – 2 December

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

We asked ANZ nicely ages ago to take our invested money out of big coal, oil and gas projects in Australasia and the Pacific, and they ignored us. Read more »

Risks of natural events on aging oil & gas infrastructure

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

CJT call for independent investigation on the risks of extreme weather and earthquakes on aging oil and gas infrastructure Read more »

Proposed Plan Change for Oil & Gas Exploration Activities

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

The Hawkes Bay Regional Councils Regional Planning Committee has asked Council to progress a plan change which would see a prohibition of oil and gas exploration in many parts of Hawkes Bay. Read more »

Public Right to be Informed on Experimental Seabed Mining

Press Release – Deep Sea Mining Campaign

PAPUA NEW GUINEA | NGOs and civil society in Papua New Guinea demand that the PNG government and Nautilus Minerals make public key documents relating to the licensing of the Solwara 1 deep sea mining project. This follows a recent decision from the … Read more »

Oil and gas will continue to be cornerstone of world energy

Press Release – PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) says a report released this week by the International Energy Agency (IEA) shows oil and gas will continue to be the cornerstone of the worlds energy supply, with demand … Read more »

NZ hypocrisy called out at climate conference

Press Release – Green Party

National’s two global Fossil of the Day awards for hypocrisy on climate change shows its not doing much better than better than climate denialists like Donald Trump, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Oil survey ship flouts safety law in NZ waters during quake

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, November 17: Upon its arrival in New Zealand waters, the worlds largest seismic surveying ship turned off transmission from its mandatory AIS safety device, including throughout the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit early on Monday … Read more »

NZ receives ‘Fossil of the Day’ at UN climate conference

Press Release – New Zealand Youth Delegation

New Zealand has been awarded the notorious Fossil of the Day award at the 22nd annual United Nations climate change conference for showing hypocrisy towards fossil fuel subsidy reforms. New Zealand was exposed in its support of the oil and gas industries … Read more »

NZOG shares jump to 20-month high

Article – BusinessDesk

NZOG shares jump to 20-month high on Kupe sale, floats partnership for Shell assets Read more »

New Zealand Oil & Gas interest in Kupe field

Press Release – NZ Oil And Gas

New Zealand Oil & Gas has reached agreement to sell its 15 per cent interest in the Kupe gas and oil fields and production station to Genesis Energy for NZ$168 million. The effective date of the transaction will be 1 January 2017 and includes … Read more »

Markets rotating to value

Article – CMC Markets

International markets showed signs of pausing to wait on evidence of policy specifics before extending moves in the direction of the Trump themes of fiscal stimulus and inflation. Read more »

“The World Is Waking Up” – DCC Opposes 2017 Block Offer

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

Dunedin City Council met today to choose their stance on the 2017 Petroleum Block Offer. There were submissions from numerous groups including Catholic members of Dunedin community, Seniors for Climate Action, 350 Dunedin and Oil Free Otago. No … Read more »

Oil professionals rate supermajors as best employers

Press Release – Rigzone

November 15, 2016 – The first major study of oil and gas workforce perceptions since the start of the global downturn has revealed which operators and service companies are rated highest by oil and gas professionals based on key issues including values, … Read more »

DCC Blocks 2017 Petroleum Offer

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

Dunedin Council will meet today to decide whether they make a submission on the NZ Petroleum and Minerals Block Offer 2017. They are expected to strongly oppose the offer on the basis of protecting marine ecosystems and acting on climate change. … Read more »

Seismic Testing Presents Significant Risk To East Coast

Press Release – Te Ikaroa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 14/11/2016 2:35 PM Te Ikaroa Defending Our Waters Press Release Read more »

Will ECan support the Christchurch City Council

Press Release – Oil Free Otautahi

On Wednesday November 2, the Christchurch City Council voted 16 to 1 to make a VERY strong submission to the government against the deep sea oil drilling block offers off the coast of Canterbury. Read more »

PEPANZ expresses disappointment in Auckland Council decision

Press Release – PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) today expressed its disappointment in the symbolic decision by the Auckland Council to oppose oil prospecting, exploration and drilling in New Zealand. Read more »

Z Energy lifts dividend as Caltex contributes

Article – BusinessDesk

Z Energy lifts dividend as Caltex contributes to 22% gain in first-half profit, increased volumes Read more »

Goff’s new Auckland Council takes first vote on oil drilling

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, November 10: A recent change in the balance of power at the Auckland Council could see a vote against the Governments offshore oil plans succeed today, where it has previously narrowly failed. Read more »

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