Update 3: Response to Fuel Release at Mt Maunganui

Press Release – Released Via Network Communications

Mobil continues to assist the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC) in responding to the leak of fuel oil to Tauranga Harbour on Monday. Mobils efforts are focused on removing pockets of fuel oil which remain around the wharf where the leak occurred. … Read more »

Tauranga Harbour oil spill update

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Iwi representatives and Bay of Plenty Regional Council oil response staff have met today with iwi representatives at the site of the oil cleanup on the Maungatapu foreshore to plan the next stage of the work. Read more »

Council Joins Global Movement

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa congratulates the Dunedin City Council for their vote to divest from fossil fuels yesterday. The divestment comes as part of the Councils ethical investment policy, that now excludes fossil fuel extraction, as well as tobacco, munitions, … Read more »

Oil Rig appears in the Majestic Centre

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Rig appears in the Majestic Centre as EPA hearings about Mui gas field begin Read more »

Genesis Energy cuts FY guidance after losing customers

Article – BusinessDesk

April 29 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy, New Zealand’s largest energy retailer, cut its forecast for annual earnings after losing electricity and gas customers amid increased competition and as wholesale electricity prices declined. The shares dropped … Read more »

Pan Pacific independent directors reject Zeta offer

Article – BusinessDesk

April 24 (BusinessDesk) – Pan Pacific Petroleum’s independent directors have urged shareholders to reject a takeover offer from Zeta Resources, saying the proposal under-values the company and doesn’t include a sufficient premium for control. Read more »

Opus says earnings hurt by oil, resources downturn

Article – BusinessDesk

April 22 (BusinessDesk) – Opus International Consultants, the listed engineering firm, says the 2015 year is mixed so far, with earnings in Canada and Australia hurt by weak oil prices and a downturn in the resources sector respectively, while a buoyant … Read more »

Evaluation report on STOS marine consent application

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) today released its in-house experts evaluation report on Shell Todd Oil Services (STOS) marine consent application for its Mui offshore facilities. Read more »

Oil Spill Exercise in Napier Harbour

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Hawkes Bay Regional Council will be undertaking its annual marine oil spill exercise in Napiers Inner Harbour next Tuesday (Tuesday, 28 April 2015). Read more »

NZ petrol prices rise and fall faster these days, says NZIER

Article – BusinessDesk

April 21 (BusinessDesk) – Rising global prices for crude oil and a 4 cents per litre increase in petrol prices this week saw Z Energy release updated research today from the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research showing petrol prices react to international … Read more »

Petrol prices fall as quickly as they rise

Press Release – Z Energy

Z Energy today released an independent report that shows fuel prices in New Zealand fall as quickly as they rise. Read more »

National must lead by example on climate change

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The National Government must meet its own climate change obligations before it preaches to the rest of the world, Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods says. Read more »

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 »

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