The Nation: Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen: The Prime Ministers fronted to the oil and gas sector in New Plymouth as the government tries to dampen down fears about Taranakis economy following a ban on future oil and gas exploration. The industry contributes about $2.5 billion … Read more »

Top oil analyst slams Govt’s ‘errors and misrepresentations’

Article – BusinessDesk

May 25 (BusinessDesk) – Government ministers are peddling a range of “incorrect or misleading” arguments about the impact of its ban on issuing new licences for offshore oil and gas exploration, says leading oil and gas sector analyst John … Read more »

E tū media statement

Press Release – E tu

E t supports the Governments commitment to a Just Transition as it moves the country to a non-carbon future. Read more »

PM’s visit little comfort for Taranaki

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Ministers visit today will be of little comfort to Taranaki people concerned about the future of their jobs and their region following the Governments oil and gas decision, Nationals Energy and Resources Spokesman Jonathan Young says. Read more »

Taranaki leaders calling for greater certainty

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Taranaki leaders calling for greater certainty and investment from the Government as the region becomes Ground Zero for the Just Transition Read more »

PM to Taranaki two months too late

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Taranaki people will be respectful, but also highly disappointed about the Prime Ministers visit tomorrow to discuss the Governments oil and gas exploration decision and rightly so, Nationals Energy and Resources Spokesperson Jonathan … Read more »

Gull offers 12 cents off per litre all fuel

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull offers cure for pump shock prices with 12 cents off per litre all fuel Read more »

Government commits to higher fuel prices

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

By refusing to back down on new and increased fuel taxes, the Government is committing New Zealanders to higher fuel prices, says National Party Transport Spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross. Read more »

Government should axe its taxes as prices rise

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

With petrol prices climbing to record levels the Government should axe its plans to impose two new fuel taxes on New Zealanders, Nationals Transport spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says. Read more »

Petroleum Reserves data released

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Details of New Zealands petroleum reserves as they stand at the beginning of 2018 have been released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment. Read more »

NZOG and OMV: No Future for you in Canterbury/GSB

Press Release – Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago will use the worldwide Hands Across the Sand event at St Clair Beach Dunedin to sign letters to company directors of NZOG and OMV explaining why it is not worth their while to continue prospecting in the Southern Ocean. Open letter … Read more »

Gull holds pump prices down amidst souring petrol prices

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull announced today despite at least one oil giant increasing its prices by 4 cents per litre, Gull will hold their prices down for the weekend. Read more »

NZ producer input, output prices rise in 1Q – dairy/fuel up

Article – BusinessDesk

May 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand producer input and output prices rose in the first quarter, lifted by increasing fuel and dairy prices. Read more »

Energy exploration ban adds risk to investment in fertiliser

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ’s energy exploration ban adds risk to investment in fertiliser production, Ballance says By Rebecca Howard Read more »

Green Light or Light Green? The Govt’s environmental reforms

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

Freshwater was a prominent election issue and is high on this governments agenda. On Sunday, Minister Parker announced big changes to freshwater policy including a reformed national policy statement on freshwater management. This conference session … Read more »

Woods at risk of shattering fuel price glasshouse

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

If the Minister of Energy, Megan Woods, is so concerned about petrol prices, she should haul Phil Twyford into her office, not executives from BP, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union . Taxpayers Union spokesperson Louis Houlbrooke says, While … Read more »

BP meeting with Minister Woods

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP New Zealand representatives today met with the Minister of Energy and Resources, Dr Megan Woods, to provide further context in relation to the internal email – made public earlier this week. Read more »

Regional fuel tax will add to the cost of food

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Regional fuel tax legislation, as it stands, is likely to add costs to fresh fruit and vegetables for consumers. Read more »

Z Energy lifts profit 8% as govt questions petrol pricing

Article – BusinessDesk

May 3 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy delivered annual earnings within its lowered guidance, with profits rising as the government looks more closely at pricing strategy in the fuel sector. Read more »

More oil and gas shocks exposed

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The oil and gas industry will be devastated to learn that the Government has more law changes in store for it changes it hasnt been up front about, National Party Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young says. Read more »

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