$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 »

Why does NZ need renewable energy for transport?

Press Release – Climate Outcome

Oil is a fantastic high energy and very portable fuel and currently its very cheap, in fact it has almost always been cheap and plentiful and we have built a good life with it. So whats the problem? Read more »

Iwi group prepare to confront Norwegian oil giant at AGM

Press Release – Taikaha Communications

Media Advisory: Iwi group prepare to confront Norwegian oil giant at AGM A Mori delegation from Te Hiku o te Ika will fulfil the last goal of their trip to Norway when they confront the countrys largest company at its own AGM. Read more »

Minister promoting NZ at international conference

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Energy and Resources Minister, Simon Bridges, is travelling to Melbourne today to promote New Zealand as an exploration destination to some of the worlds largest petroleum companies. The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Associations … Read more »

Labour Environment spokeswoman visits cleanup command centre

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Labours environment spokeswoman Dr Megan Woods visited Bay of Plenty Regional Council today to be briefed on progress in cleaning up last months oil spill at the Port of Tauranga. Read more »

Mobil commissions additional diesel storage tanks

Press Release – Released Via Network Communications

Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited (Mobil) has purchased and completed refurbishment of two additional bulk storage tanks at Bluff Terminal which will help ensure the reliable supply of fuel in the South Island as the economy grows. Read more »

Perth rally against oil giant warns of what could be coming

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

The Maritime Union of New Zealand’s protest today outside the New Zealand consulate in Perth against Chevron’s dodgy practices should not have to happen. The Maritime Union and International Transport Workers Federation will be presenting a letter … Read more »

Perth rally against oil giant Chevron

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

A rally targeting offshore hydrocarbon corporation Chevron will be held by maritime workers from the offshore oil and gas industry outside the New Zealand consulate in Perth on Tuesday 12 May 2015 at 10 am (West Australian Time). Read more »

NZ Climate Change Documentary “HOT AIR” Now Free On Youtube

Press Release – Alister Barry

“HOT AIR – Climate Change Politics In NZ” – the award-winning feature length documentary which reveals how big business stopped NZ Government action on climate change – is being launched for on-demand free viewing today. Read more »

Z Energy operating earnings rise 10% on rebound

Article – BusinessDesk

May 7 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy posted a 10 percent increase in full-year operating earnings, as fuel and refining margins improved and the service station chain sold more fuel. Read more »

Response and Cleanup at Mt Maunganui – Update

Press Release – Mobil Oil New Zealand

Response and Cleanup at Mt Maunganui Update Mobil continues to assist the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC) and the Port of Tauranga in responding to the leak of fuel oil to Tauranga Harbour last week. Cleanup Mobil personnel are assisting … Read more »

Iwi head to Norway to challenge oil giant

Press Release – Taikaha Communications

A delegation from Te Hiku o te Ika are travelling to the head office of Norway’s biggest company, Statoil, to demonstrate the widespread opposition to its oil exploration programme in Te Reinga Basin. Read more »

Council calling for oil reports

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Oil spill clean-up crews led by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council are continuing their work to clean-up oil at Bridge Marina, the port wharf and Pilot Bay today. Read more »

Response to Fuel Release at Mt Maunganui

Press Release – Network Communication

Mobil continues to assist the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (BOPRC) and the Port of Tauranga in responding to the leak of fuel oil to Tauranga Harbour on Monday. Read more »

Petrol prices over $2 for the first time since December

Press Release – Automobile Association

1 May 2015 PetrolWatch April 2015 Petrol prices over $2 for the first time since December Read more »

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