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 »

Gull Effect Wings Its Way To The Bay

Press Release – Gull New Zealand

The Gull Effect has landed in the heart of Kiwifruit country, delivering lower fuel prices to motorists in the area. Gull, the independent, family owned energy company, opened its newest site at 269 Jellicoe Street, Te Puke last week, the first … Read more »

BP launches 95 Plus into retail market

Press Release – Senate SHJ

In a first for the New Zealand retail fuels market, BP has announced that from 30th April, the company will be offering a BP 95 Plus petrol blend across two sites in the Auckland market. Read more »

Temperatures Are Dropping – And So Are Fuel Prices

Press Release – Haystac

Gull has you covered with lower fuel prices Autumn leaves arent the only thing around town falling; fuel prices at Gull stations across the country are also dropping today. Read more »

Simon Allen appointed chair of New Zealand Refining

Article – BusinessDesk

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Simon Allen has been elected chairman of New Zealand Refining Co, which operates the Marsden Point refinery, replacing David Jackson who stepped down at yesterday’s annual meeting. Read more »

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 »

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