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Petroleum Conference 2017 to be held in New Plymouth

Friday, 1 July 2016, 11:09 am | PEPANZ

Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) Chief Executive Cameron Madgwick says the hosting of the New Zealand Petroleum Conference in New Plymouth next year is a vote of confidence in both the region and the industry. More >>

Climate Justice Taranaki wrong on Landfarming

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 12:08 pm | PEPANZ

Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) Chief Executive Cameron Madgwick says claims by Climate Justice Taranaki that landfarms are toxic waste disposal sites are simply wrong and have no scientific basis. More >>

Landfarming, a good story to tell

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 11:05 am | PEPANZ

“Landfarming and the benefits it brings is actually a good story to tell. The release of the Landfarming Guidelines brings about a happy ending to the Landfarm debate”, Cameron Madgwick, CEO of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association NZ ... More >>

Hydraulic Fracturing Inquiry Opportunity To Dispel Mistruths

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 1:50 pm | PEPANZ

28 March 2012 Inquiry Into Hydraulic Fracturing A Good Opportunity To Dispel Mistruths Petroleum Exploration and Production Association CEO David Robinson has welcomed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing. More >>

Industry Supports Extending Seismic Restrictions

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 11:11 am | PEPANZ

MEDIA Statement for Immediate Use 14 March 2012 Industry Supports Extending Seismic Restrictions to Protect Dolphins The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association said today that they supported the interim rules governing seismic surveying in the ... More >>

Scientific Report Says no Earthquake Risk from Fracking

Tuesday, 21 February 2012, 10:51 am | PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association said today that the release of a report by Taranaki Regional Council should put the public at ease over the risks of seismic activity associated with hydraulic fracturing. More >>

Industry Welcomes Appointment of Chief Inspector

Thursday, 16 February 2012, 4:12 pm | PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association have welcomed news that the Department of Labour has appointed a Chief Inspector – Petroleum and Geothermal. More >>

Petroleum Blocks Offer Supported by Industry

Thursday, 9 February 2012, 3:38 pm | PEPANZ

The petroleum exploration industry has welcomed the announcement of new exploration acreage being released for tender. More >>

PEPANZ Welcomes Todd/Methanex Investment

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 3:38 pm | PEPANZ

Today’s significant business announcement by the Todd Corporation, regarding their 10 year gas supply agreement with Methanex New Zealand, highlights the importance of oil and gas development for New Zealanders and the benefits to our country. More >>

New Board to lead Oil and Gas Body

Monday, 16 January 2012, 4:28 pm | PEPANZ

PEPANZ (Petroleum Exploration and Production Association NZ) today announced the appointment of a new governing board for the Association, following a Special General Meeting held in Wellington recently. More >>

Council Report Confirms no Damage from Fracking

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 4:15 pm | PEPANZ

A report released today by the Taranaki Regional Council giving the oil and gas exploration industry a clean bill of health over historical fracking activities in the region has been welcomed by the industry. More >>

Industry supports review of oil spill response capability

Monday, 17 October 2011, 2:35 pm | PEPANZ

The oil and gas industry describes calls for a moratorium on exploration and production as a misguided and misdirected response which would suspend an industry worth $2b a year in GDP and $1b in taxes, not because of an accident to an oil rig, but to ... More >>

Energy Strategy commits to resource development

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 2:09 pm | PEPANZ

PEPANZ Spokesperson John Pfahlert has welcomed the Government’s Energy Strategy released today, saying it signalled a new era of mineral wealth. Mr Pfahlert said generations of New Zealanders had grown up mistakenly thinking the country lacked ... More >>

Oil and gas industry welcomes new ocean rules

Friday, 3 June 2011, 9:20 am | PEPANZ

PEPANZ Chairman John Bay has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will be introducing new rules covering activity in the Exclusive Economic Zone. “Wise and internationally consistent rules will provide confidence for the oil and gas ... More >>

Cheap stunts could have expensive repercussions

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 4:04 pm | PEPANZ

“Any cheap stunts to disrupt the Petrobras survey off the East Cape will have expensive repercussions if they manage to frighten off mineral exploration,” says David Crawford, spokesperson for PEPANZ. More >>

Greenpeace Action against Petrobras “Economic Sabotage”

Monday, 11 April 2011, 10:19 am | PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association said today that the protest actions of Greenpeace, which resulted in Petrobras suspending their seismic survey in the Raukumara Basin amounted to little more than economic sabotage. More >>

Industry Support for more Petroleum Inspectors

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 12:00 pm | PEPANZ

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association (PEPANZ) says the industry agrees that there needs to be more petroleum inspectors. More >>

Brazilian company enters ranks of NZ oil explorers

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 4:17 pm | PEPANZ

The decision of state-owned Brazilian company Petrobras to pursue an exploration permit in the Raukumara Basin off the east coast of the North Island confirms the attractiveness of New Zealand to global oil producers says the Petroleum Exploration ... More >>

Oil reserves research will add value to industry

Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 10:37 am | PEPANZ

The Government initiated research study into the potential scope for expanding New Zealand’s petroleum reserves should add to the attractiveness of the country as a prospecting region says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association (PEPANZ). More >>

Kupe joins “Big Four” in oil and gas production

Thursday, 18 March 2010, 11:15 am | PEPANZ

Commissioning today of the last of the “Big Four” Taranaki energy projects, Kupe, that has a value of several billion dollars re-emphasises the strategic importance of oil and gas production to the nation, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production ... More >>

   

 

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