While you were sleeping: Stocks, oil, dollar slip

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Equities, oil and the US dollar weakened as investors took some profits in year-end trading. Read more »

Resources to inspire rally

Article – CMC Markets

The Australian share market is set disregard a weak futures market lead from last weeks close. Improved performances from European and US markets in holiday trading and data released overnight should help trading sentiment. Rallies in important commodities … Read more »

Opportunity for new Minister to stamp her mark

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Opportunity for new Minister to stamp her mark New Energy Minister Judith Collins must stamp her mark on the petrol retail sector by sending a very clear message that she will not tolerate any form of monopolistic behaviour that could end up costing … Read more »

NZOG pitches Kupe sale

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 16 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas made its final pitch to shareholders to sign off the sale of its 15 percent stake in the Kupe oil and gas field to Genesis Energy for $168 million as the energy explorer and producer looks to diversify its … Read more »

Oil and gas exploration evaporates in 2016 block offer

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Todd Corp has emerged with the only new oil and gas exploration permit after the government’s Block Offer 2016, which had invited bids covering 525,515 square kilometres, including four offshore and one onshore area. Read more »

Gov’s oil permit announcement shows “broken” NZ oil industry

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

December 15, 2016: The absence of any offshore oil permits and just a single onshore permit in the just-announced 2016 Block Offer shows that the National Governments oil agenda is broken, says Greenpeace. Read more »

Single oil and gas permit shows strategy has failed

Press Release – Green Party

News that just one small exploration permit has been awarded in the latest oil and gas Block Offer shows its time for the Government to give up its fossil fuel strategy and embrace clean energy, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Fossil fuels “faltering”: Lose out on $5 trillion in assets

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

The fossil fuel industry is faltering and divestment numbers have skyrocketed, according to a new report by Arabella Advisors. Read more »

NZOG considers exit from Tui

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas says it’s considering an offer to buy its 27.5 percent interest in the Tui oil field after Tamarind, an energy company backed by Blackstone Energy Partners, agreed to buy the 57.5 percent stake held by … Read more »

Rally to oppose any new oil and gas permits, 14 Dec 12:30pm

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

With the government set to announce new permits to allow even more prospecting for oil and gas Oil Free Wellington is holding a protest outside oil company Statoil’s Wellington offices at Midland Park, Wellington. Read more »

Greenpeace reveals world’s biggest seismic ship

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, December 11: Greenpeace NZ has released aerial footage from a reconnaissance flight of the worlds biggest seismic ship, the Amazon Warrior, blasting for oil 120 nautical miles off the Wairarapa Coast. Read more »

Anadarko drops offshore oil prospect, still ‘committed to NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 9 (BusinessDesk) – Texas-based oil and gas explorer and producer Andarko has joined a string of other oil majors in dropping an exploration licence in lightly explored offshore areas of New Zealand, although continues to hold interests in two … Read more »

Anadarko the latest company to cull search for oil in NZ

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, December 9: Texan oil giant Anadarko is the latest to join the growing list of companies to scale back or completely quit their search for oil in New Zealand. Read more »

Beaches safe from oil spills after Anadarko gives up

Press Release – Green Party

Beaches in Wellington, Wairarapa, and the top of the South Island are at less risk of being decimated by an oil spill after Anadarko surrendered its fossil fuel exploration permits in the Pegasus Basin, the Green Party said today. Read more »

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 »

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