BP Leads Further Price Reduction at the Pumps

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP has this morning led a further national price reduction on petrol and diesel at its company owned sites. BP has decreased the price of petrol and diesel by 2 cents per litre, bringing the price at most BP owned service stations to: 91 Unleaded: … Read more »

Trans-Tasman Resources files High Court appeal

Press Release – Trans-Tasman Resources

Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) today filed its appeal in the High Court in Wellington against the Environmental Protection Authoritys (EPA) decision to decline its marine consents for mining iron sands in the South Taranaki Bight. Read more »

Surge in Mosman price increases Aorere NTA/share to 2.25c

Press Release – Aorere Resources

Aorere Resources Limited holds approximately 13.1% of this AIM listed company, and will hold 12.3% after the recently announced Trident acquisition is completed. Our Mosman shareholding now has a present market value of NZD 8.2 million, based on the … Read more »

Kapiti’s bright and clean energy future could be fouled fore

Press Release – Frack Free Kapiti

The company responsible for spilling oil on Kapiti beaches in 2010 has applied to drill a further seven wells in the same area. The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for public submissions on OMVs application and Frack free Kapiti has … Read more »

Marsden Point makes margin gains with greater natural use

Article – BusinessDesk

July 4 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s Marsden Point oil refinery is taking advantage of historically low wholesale prices for locally produced natural gas to improve its refining margins as electricity companies, in particular, continue to use far … Read more »

Northland Whales and Dolphins at Risk From Statoil

Press Release – Liz Slooten

Today marine mammal expert Dr Liz Slooten of Otago University expressed concerns over dangers to whales and dolphins from sonar and seismic exploration for deep sea oil in Statoils permit zone off Northland. Read more »

Plan to cut Auckland greenhouse gas emissions by 40%

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

A plan that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Auckland by 40 per cent by 2040 has been launched by Mayor Len Brown. Read more »

NZOG takes $5 mln uplift for historical royalties

Article – BusinessDesk

July 1 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas has completed protracted negotiations over historic royalties owed by Genesis Energy on its share of the Kupe oil and gas field’s production, giving the company a one-off $5 million after tax lift to earnings … Read more »

Price Trumps Convenience in Service Station Stakes

Press Release – Canstar Blue

On the same day as a three cents per lire increase in petrol excise tax hits motorists, a survey by Canstar Blue reveals that 60% of people believe that the rising cost of fuel is impacting on their quality of life. Read more »

Submissions open on OMV marine consent application

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has opened the submission period on a marine consent application by OMV New Zealand Ltd to complete its existing programme of development drilling in the South Taranaki Bight. Read more »

Agreement reached on Kupe overriding royalty

Press Release – NZ Oil And Gas

Agreement has been reached between New Zealand Oil & Gas and Genesis Energy over the payment of overriding royalties from the Kupe oil and gas field. Read more »

No Deep Sea Oil Message for Ministers at National Conference

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

This morning Oil Free Wellington sent a message to the National Party as it opened its Annual Conference. Two large banners were hung reading Hey Simon, Extinction is Forever and Stop Deep Sea Oil. Read more »

Nick Smith wrong again on Maui’s

Press Release – Russel Norman

Conservation Minister Nick Smith has been proven wrong again, when he downplayed the impact of seismic testing on the worlds smallest and most endangered dolphin, the Mauis dolphin, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Maui’s dolphin rally, delivery of open letter 13/7/14

Press Release – MauI’s and Hector’s Dolphins Defenders NZ

Remove human threats from the Mauis dolphin habitat. Give the last 55 a chance. Get the nets out, and say no to new oil and gas extraction!!! Read more »

Fuel Price Savings at Gull

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

10 cents off per litre; fill up and save ahead of excise tax increase Auckland, 26 June 2014 Champion of the Kiwi motorist Gull New Zealand has again lowered its prices in a short term promotion that will benefit many thousands of drivers. Read more »

Appeal Court dismisses Sturgess claim over Greymouth

Article – BusinessDesk

June 24 (BusinessDesk) – The Court of Appeal has turned down an attempt by Greymouth Petroleum minority shareholder John Sturgess to overthrow a High Court ruling on the sale of his shares. Read more »

Labour hypocrisy on resource development

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Labour remains confused over whether it supports New Zealands oil and gas industry or not, says Minister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges. Read more »

National Minister misleads Parliament over Maui’s

Press Release – Green Party

Conservation Minister Nick Smith misled Parliament with his statement that not a single Maui’s dolphin has been sighted inside an area opened up by the Government for oil drilling, the Green Party said today. Read more »

PCE report: easier to mine DOC land than use it for tourism

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird says the government should immediately take its current block offers off the market, following a report from the independent Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE). Read more »

Energy Quarterly: Oil production, exports return to trend

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today released the March quarter 2014 edition of the New Zealand Energy Quarterly. The report contains the Ministrys latest data and analysis of energy supply and demand. Read more »

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