New Zealand should follow in Australia's footsteps: petroleum peak body

New Zealand should follow in Australia's footsteps: petroleum peak body

PEPANZ makes large ditch effort to stress importance of oil and gas ahead of election

Production

15 OCTOBER 2020
Latest New Zealand Block Offer opens

Latest New Zealand Block Offer opens

Limited again to onshore Taranaki 

Exploration

25 SEPTEMBER 2020
A much reduced New Zealand block offer opens 

A much reduced New Zealand block offer opens 

Fraccing ok, CSG not for onshore offer 

Exploration

27 JULY 2020
OMV gets go-ahead for massive Taranaki drill program

OMV gets go-ahead for massive Taranaki drill program

NZ EPA gives green light for 10 well exploration and appraisal campaign

Exploration

18 MAY 2020
OMV makes discovery offshore Taranaki

OMV makes discovery offshore Taranaki

First big oil and gas find since 2006

Workforce

14 APRIL 2020
Greymouth Petroleum finally surrenders Taranaki acreage

Greymouth Petroleum finally surrenders Taranaki acreage

Follows long-standing court dispute

Exploration

10 JUNE 2019
New Zealand releases Block Offer a year after banning exploration

New Zealand releases Block Offer a year after banning exploration

Long awaited offer follows year long delay

Exploration

01 MAY 2019
New Zealand halts offshore block offers

New Zealand halts offshore block offers

NZ to end new offshore exploration beyond 47 extant licences, restrict onshore hunt to Taranaki 

Policy

12 APRIL 2018
Pukatea flows

Pukatea flows

New Taranaki well flows ahead of expectations

Production

27 MARCH 2018
New Zealand considers cutting exploration 

New Zealand considers cutting exploration 

Jacinda Ardern won't say no, or yes, to stopping Block Offers 

Policy

21 MARCH 2018
Melbana misses Tikorangi 

Melbana misses Tikorangi 

Share price tumbles after limestone reservoir missing 

Exploration

27 FEBRUARY 2018
Tag rattles tin

Tag rattles tin

Canadian oiler looks to funding as exploration and appraisal work ramps up.

Finance & Legal

21 FEBRUARY 2017