350 Calls for TSB to Go Fossil Free

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

Today 350 Aotearoa has launched a petition calling for TSB Bank to make a commitment to being fossil fuel free. The petition comes after TSB Bank, the Taranaki community-owned bank, last week announced it had written down its remaining $53.9 million debt exposure … Read more »

Kiwi motorists deserve better from Energy Minister

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Simon Bridges letter to petrol companies warning them they have been too slow to cut their prices is no way to regulate an industry or hold the oil companies to account. Its also a blatant admission New Zealand motorists are being overcharged, … Read more »

NZ Refining sees profit bounceback at full year

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) – NZ Refining, operator of New Zealand’s only oil refinery, turned to an annual profit, from a loss a year earlier, as cost-savings initiatives and improved refining margins combined to overcome what chairman David Jackson said … Read more »

Government bending backwards for oil corporations

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

Media Release: Government bending backwards for oil corporations From: Climate Justice Taranaki Date: 18 February 2015 for immediate release Read more »

When Will Oil Prices Rise?

Press Release – Kenton-Dau LLC

The next rise in the price of oil may not be as hard to predict as some analysts believe. According to a New Zealand company Kenton-Dau Limited there are precise dates this year when the spot price for Crude Oil is likely to experience a significant … Read more »

Half-year result, six months to 31 December 2014

Press Release – NZ Oil And Gas

Sales of gas are continuing to sustain strong, positive cashflows which New Zealand Oil & Gas is using to focus on acquisitions against a background of lower oil prices affecting valuations. Read more »

Tui writedown turns NZOG to a first-half loss

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas, the exploration company, turned in a loss in its first half after the global drop in oil prices saw it recognise a $13 million write down on its Tui oil field. Read more »

Bill to safeguard oil supply passed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy Minister Simon Bridges says a new Bill passed last night will help safeguard the security of New Zealands oil supplies. A secure supply of energy is critical to the well-being of New Zealanders, and is an important part of the governments … Read more »

EEZ Bill needed to give certainty to gas supply

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment 17 February 2015 Media Statement EEZ Bill needed to give certainty to gas supply Read more »

EEZ Act fix must not weaken environmental protections

Press Release – Green Party

The Government must ensure the public that changes to the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 will not weaken environmental protections and make it easier for mining applications to be approved, the Green … Read more »

Cue board rejects NZOG takeover offer

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 13 (BusinessDesk) – Directors of ASX-listed Cue Energy Resources have advised shareholders to reject the 10 Australian cents per share takeover mounted by New Zealand Oil & Gas, saying it “substantially undervalues” the company … Read more »

NZOG seeks 30% of Cue Energy via full takeover bid

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 12 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is fulfilling industry analysts’ predictions that falling oil prices would prompt mergers and acquisitions among smaller local oil and gas players by mounting a full takeover bid for Cue Energy. Read more »

Time for Wgtn City Council to oppose deep sea oil drilling

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

“With the Christchurch City Council openly opposing new oil exploration stretching from South Canterbury to Banks Peninsula it is time for the Wellington City Council to take a stand on deep sea oil drilling,” says Oil Free Wellington spokesperson … Read more »

Auckland Council Deluged with Emails Ahead of Oil Vote

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland politicians are facing increasing pressure over a controversial deepsea oil drilling vote set to take place in the Town Hall tomorrow. Councillors are due to decide on Thursday morning whether or not Auckland will back plans to drill for … Read more »

Oil Free Otago say NO to Seismic Ocean Blasting

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago are this morning at the Fryatt St wharf to give Anadarko and New Zealand Oil and Gass hired gun, the seismic vessel Polarcus Naila, an UNWELCOME. Read more »

Taranaki’s dirty secret is out!

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

An impromptu blockade outside Todd Energys McKee Station, 31 Jan 2015. More than 80 people from across New Zealand gathered in Taranaki last weekend to experience the impacts of the oil and gas industry on local communities and the environment, … Read more »

Fuel prices lowest in nearly five years

Press Release – AA Petrol Watch

After a run of 22 straight price cuts in a row since October, petrol prices fell to their lowest levels since May 2010, and diesel to prices not seen since 2009. Petrol prices fell 17 cents per litre in the first half of January, with the price … Read more »

Hikoi Opposing Deep Sea Oil Endorsed by Hapū Leaders

Press Release – Statoil Out

Today northern Maori environmental activists released details of a hikoi that will converge in Kawakawa before heading to Waitangi to co-incide with Government politicians arrival on Waitangi Day. The focus of the hikoi is in opposition to Statoils seismic … Read more »

Gull Pushes Diesel under One Dollar

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Fill er up suddenly sounds quite appealing for diesel vehicle owners. Gull, New Zealands independent family-owned oil company, has this morning dropped the price of diesel at all company priced sites to under the magic $1 per litre mark. Read more »

Socially Responsible Investment Funds remove fossil fuel

Press Release – Grosvenor Financial Services Group

Wellington, 30 January 2015 New Zealand-owned financial services provider Grosvenor Financial Services Group announced today that it has removed exposure to all directly-held fossil fuel-related companies within the two Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) … Read more »

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