Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Jet fuel has started to arrive to the Wiri terminal from Marsden Point, and is expected to reach Auckland Airport by Tuesday, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins says. Read more »

Update of repairs to Marsden Point pipeline

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Significant progress has been made to restore fuel supply to Auckland Airport, with the welds on the Marsden Point pipeline successfully passing final inspection, says Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Chief Executive Carolyn Tremain. Read more »

Refining NZ – Pipeline repair: status update 10.00am

Press Release – Refining NZ

The replacement section of pipe has been welded into place and both ends passed the final weld inspection by pipeline certifier Lloyds, late last night. This is a significant milestone. Read more »

Pipeline repair: status update

Press Release – Refining NZ

Good progress continues to be made on the repair to our RAP pipeline. The welding at both ends of the new section of pipe passed initial inspection yesterday evening. They will now be re-tested later this evening as per procedure (after a 24-hour holding … Read more »

Jet fuel allocations at Auckland Airport increased

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Airlines’ jet fuel allocations at Auckland International Airport have been increased today, with fewer cancelled flights and Wynyard Wharf set to receive drop-offs this weekend, says Energy Minister Judith Collins. Read more »

Pipeline Repair: Status Update

Press Release – Refining NZ

The repair team has made good progress overnight. The replacement section has been welded into place and the initial weld inspections have passed. This is an important milestone. The second weld inspection will be carried out tonight. Read more »

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Progress on the pipeline repair, and alternative jet fuel supply options mean that pipeline related disruptions will continue to ease from tonight, Minister for Energy and Resources Judith Collins says. Airline fuel allocations will move from 30 … Read more »

Public sector travel returns to business as usual

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Chief Executive Carolyn Tremain has announced that travel restrictions for public sector workers have now been lifted. Read more »

Refinery to Auckland pipeline outage update – Thursday

Press Release – Fuel Industry

Refinery to Auckland pipeline outage update Thursday 21 September 2017 Fuel customers of Refining New Zealand said they remained confident of maintaining ground fuel supplies into Auckland, supported by initiatives enabled by government. Additionally, alternative … Read more »

Wakeman seeks AIA AGM Resolutions

Press Release – Peter Wakeman

On 21 September 2017 Peter Wakeman e-mailed The Secretary for Auckland International Airport seeking Read more »

Pipeline rupture update #04

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Regional council staff yesterday (20/09) took surface water samples from three sites in the drain between the spill site and the Port Marsden Highway Read more »

Refining NZ: Pipeline repair: status update – Sep 20

Press Release – Refining NZ

Good progress has been made overnight and during the day today on the repair to our RAP pipeline. One of four welds has been completed and the first of the two inline stopple plugs is in place. This work has been completed on schedule and to plan. Read more »

Auckland Pipeline Repair: Status Update

Press Release – Refining NZ

We have made good progress on the repair activities overnight, having now isolated (stoppled) the south side of the pipe leak. The team is preparing to isolate the north side of the leak today. These are the necessary steps before we can cut the … Read more »

Pipelines And The Benefits Of Hindsight Vision

Press Release – Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – The reaction to the breach of the Marsden Point refinery pipeline to Auckland is confirmation of the adage about hindsight always being 20/20. Read more »

Refinery to Auckland pipeline outage update – Tuesday

Press Release – Mobil Oil New Zealand

Refinery to Auckland pipeline outage update Tuesday 19 September The fuel customers of Refining New Zealand said ground fuel supply into Auckland continued to be healthy and there was no shortage of petrol or diesel in and around Auckland. Refining New … Read more »

Pipeline repair: status update

Press Release – Refining NZ

Weve reached a watershed moment with our site preparation, which is nearly complete. This has included building an access road to the leak site with 260 truckloads of metal (30 tonnes per truck). The positive news is that the engineering team … Read more »

Update 6: Auckland fuel supply issue

Press Release – Air New Zealand Public Affairs

Air New Zealand is continuing to experience disruption to its services following the temporary shut-down of Refining New Zealands pipeline to Auckland. Read more »

Update 5: Auckland fuel supply issue

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is beginning to refuel long-haul aircraft at Wellington International Airport as it continues to respond to fuel restrictions imposed following the temporary shut-down of Refining New Zealands pipeline to Auckland. Read more »

Fuel Pipeline fiasco highlights problems in the sector

Press Release – Green Party

Speculation over the cause of the aviation fuel pipeline fiasco shows how loose the rules around swamp kauri excavation are, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Fuel shortage ultimately a failure to manage rapid growth

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Fuel shortage ultimately, a failure to manage for our rapid growth The ruptured fuel pipeline between the Marsden refinery and Auckland Airport is not an airport or an airline fault. It is not a central government fault either, said … Read more »

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