Z Energy cleared to acquire Chevron subject to divestments

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has cleared Z Energy Limiteds application to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand, the owner of the Caltex and Challenge brands in New Zealand. Read more »

Z cleared to buy Caltex assets, must sell 20 petrol stations

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy is allowed to buy the Caltex and Challenge! petrol station chains but must sell 19 of its retail sites and one truck-stop, the Commerce Commission has ruled in a split decision that acknowledges possible retail price … Read more »

Gallagher Recognised for Commitment to Export Markets

Press Release – Gallagher

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND Gallagher, the leading provider of Animal Management, Security and Fuel Systems solutions, today announced that the company has been named a finalist in the Westpac Exporter of the Year category at the 2016 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ … Read more »

NZOG finds more oil and gas in Kupe field

Article – BusinessDesk

April 21 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas, the energy exploration company, has upgraded the developed reserves at the Kupe field off the Taranaki coast and is still looking at ways to expand untapped reserves in the project. Read more »

Mobil’s challenge to Auckland clean-up reaches Supreme Court

Article – BusinessDesk

Mobil Oil New Zealand has launched a Supreme Court challenge to a $10 million bill for cleaning up the heavily contaminated part of Auckland’s downtown Wynyard Quarter where oil has been stored for decades. Read more »

Bioenergy Association welcomes Z Energy as gold member

Press Release – Bioenergy Association

Brian Cox, Executive Director of Bioenergy Association, said Z was currently putting the finishing touches on the most significant biofuel production facility ever seen in New Zealand and he welcomed Zs strong support for the Association. Read more »

NZ dollar touches 2-week high as oil prices recover ground

Article – BusinessDesk

April 19 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar touched its highest level in more than two weeks after oil prices recovered ground following a slump yesterday when oil producers failed to reach agreement on freezing production to bolster prices. Read more »

Redundant trolley bus wires to be removed

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

A section of redundant trolley bus overhead wires on the Hataitai loop running on Hataitai, Waipapa and Waitoa Roads, will be removed early next month. Read more »

AA, Smartfuel Reduction on Price at Pump by 10c/l Today

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP announced a one-day deal across its national network today, offering 10 cents per litre off the pump price for AA and AA Smartfuel cardholders when they swipe their registered card at BP. Read more »

NZ dollar jumps higher

Article – BusinessDesk

April 13 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar touched its highest level in almost two weeks as a gain in oil lifted sentiment for commodity currencies. Read more »

While you were sleeping: Oil report lifts mood

Press Release – BusinessDesk

April 13 (BusinessDesk) – Wall Street took its cue from rising oil prices, which overshadowed a downgraded outlook for Alcoa. Read more »

Drivers Given Real Benefits Thanks to BP

Press Release – BP New Zealand

After five years of research and testing BP has launched its brand new, best ever dirt-busting Ultimate fuels, and ongoing use of Ultimate Diesel could now give diesel drivers up to 56 kilometres more per tank. Read more »

Kiwis getting behind this year’s St John annual appeal

Press Release – Z Energy

There are even more ways for Kiwis to get behind the St John annual appeal this year thanks to an exciting new partnership between Z Energy and St John. Read more »

Fracking site shut down in Taranaki

Press Release – Frack Free Kapiti

Todd Energy have shut down one of their large multi-welled fracking sites in Taranaki. After nearly two years of construction, drilling, fracking and flaring at the Mangahewa-E site in Taranaki, they have closed it down and walked away. Read more »

NZOG plans to delist from ASX, citing low liquidity, costs

Article – BusinessDesk

April 4 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas plans to delist its stock from the Australian exchange, saying the shares are little traded and the move would reduce costs by about $400,000. Read more »

Fracking and man-made earthquakes in NZ

Press Release – Frack Free Kapiti

If fracking and deep well injection of the waste produced by fracking, is causing earthquakes in the US, are the same activities undertaken here causing earthquakes in New Zealand ? Read more »

Kiwis with disabilities to benefit from new role

Press Release – Z Energy

Kiwis with disabilities to benefit from new Employer Ambassador role Kiwis with disabilities can look forward to even more employment opportunities thanks to a partnership between Z Energy and specialist employment service Workbridge, announced today. A … Read more »

NZOG, Tag, Beach partnership to surrender offshore permit

Article – BusinessDesk

March 23 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas, Tag Oil and Beach Energy want to surrender their permit to explore the Kaheru permit off the Taranaki coast, saying the current conditions don’t support drilling which has to start in May. Read more »

Simons fossil fuel Bridges to Nowhere

Press Release – Frack Free Kapiti

Mr Bridges is woefully out of date and ill advised when it comes to what is dirtiest – coal or gas. Read more »

Oil and gas block offer total madness

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

“The government’s announcement to open up a further 525,515km2 of land and sea to oil and gas exploration is total madness. It is completely irresponsible for the government to open up more areas to oil and gas exploration” says Urs Signer, … Read more »

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