Landfarming, a good story to tell

Press Release – PEPANZ

Landfarming and the benefits it brings is actually a good story to tell. The release of the Landfarming Guidelines brings about a happy ending to the Landfarm debate, Cameron Madgwick, CEO of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association NZ … Read more »

Kea Petroleum exit from NZ a step closer

Article – BusinessDesk

July 14 (BusinessDesk) – Shareholders in cash-strapped London-listed oil and gas explorer, Kea Petroleum, have voted to approve the disposal of the company’s interests in Taranaki exploration and production licences and a recapitalisation plan that … Read more »

Fuming at the Petrol Pump

Press Release – Canstar Blue

Kiwis quality of life impacted by the cost of fuel Auckland, Friday 3 July- A new survey by consumer research company, Canstar Blue has lifted the petrol cap on Kiwis service station habits showing that 43% of New Zealanders quality of life is impacted … Read more »

Minister marks end of successful development

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today congratulates OMV on their successful completion of the Maari Growth campaign in offshore Taranaki. OMV have announced that their drilling campaign is now completed, with the capacity of the Maari field … Read more »

Maari Growth project successfully completed

Press Release – OMV New Zealand

OMV is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Maari redevelopment project in New Zealand Read more »

Commerce Commission registers Z Energy’s application

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has registered an application from Z Energy Limited (Z) seeking clearance to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand Limited (Chevron), the owner of the Caltex brand in New Zealand. Read more »

Taxes going up and down, but fuel prices should be falling

Press Release – AA Insurance

Petrol tax collected to fund New Zealands land transport system is increasing 3 cents per litre on 1 July, the third of three scheduled annual tax increases. However, at the same time ACC is reducing the tax it collects from petrol by 3 cents per litre. Read more »

Real threat to security is Govt climate policy

Press Release – Coal Action Network

Coal Action Network Aotearoa today congratulated the Greenpeace climbers on the roof of Parliament drawing attention to the lack of Government action on climate change. Read more »

Gull Delivers a ‘Winter Warmer’ to Motorists Today

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull is providing extra comfort for Kiwi motorists who are feeling the pinch after having to crank up the heaters as the chilly blast made its way up the country this week. Read more »

No STOS Maui Appeal but CJT mission lives on

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki (CJT) will not file an appeal on the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)s decision to grant Shell Todd Oil Services a 35 year consent to expand its operations at the Maui gas field. Read more »

EEZ Amendment Bill passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for the Environment 23 June 2015 Media Statement EEZ Amendment Bill passes third reading Read more »

Small GDP impact in big greenhouse gas cuts: Infometrics

Article – BusinessDesk

June 10 (BusinessDesk) – Major cuts to greenhouse gas emissions would have hardly any impact on New Zealand’s economic growth rate, says private economic consultancy Infometrics in analysis for the Ministry for the Environment. Read more »

Maui oil and gas field gains 35-year operating consent

Article – BusinessDesk

June 5 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s largest and longest-producing offshore oil and gas field, Maui, has gained marine resource consents allowing it to operate for up to 35 years more, following hearings by a decision-making committee (DMC) of the … Read more »

Z Energy to run multi-brand strategy after buying Caltex

Article – BusinessDesk

June 2 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy says it is committed to running a multi-brand strategy following the acquisition of the Caltex and Challenge! brands from Chevron New Zealand in a $785 million deal announced this morning after details leaked to the Australian … Read more »

$1m shared between local groups — and more to come!

Press Release – Z Energy

Local voting for Zs Good in the Hood programme is over and the results of how $1m will be divided between community groups across New Zealand will soon be announced. More than 500 community groups doing good in neighbourhoods across the country were … Read more »

Z Energy buys Caltex service station chain for $785 million

Article – BusinessDesk

June 2 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy, the listed service station chain, has agreed to buy rival Chevron New Zealand’s Caltex-branded network for $785 million, and plans to raise $185 million in new capital to help fund the acquisition. Read more »

Refining relationship expected to continue

Press Release – Refining NZ

Refining NZ says that the processing of crude oil for Chevron New Zealand (Chevron) is at the heart of a long-standing customer relationship that the Company expects to continue. Read more »

Chevron to exit NZ Refining, shares halted for bookbuild

Article – BusinessDesk

May 28 (BusinessDesk) – Chevron New Zealand, which operates the Caltex service station chain, will exit its holding in New Zealand Refining, selling its 11 percent stake via a bookbuild. Read more »

Interislander trials cleaner and more efficient fuel

Press Release – The Interislander

As part of KiwiRails commitment to greater sustainability the Interislander ferry Arahura is trialling Fuel Oil Emulsion (FOE) technology in one of the ships auxiliary engines. FOE burns more completely than unmodified fuel and so uses less fuel, emissions … Read more »

Waitangi Tribunal legal action aims to stop Statoil

Press Release – Taikaha Communications

A new Waitangi Tribunal claim is alleging breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi due to the New Zealand Governments failure to actively seek the prior and informed consent of Maori tribes in relation to the issuing of deep sea oil drilling permits. Read more »

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