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Winter Blackout Risk Shows Natural Gas "vital"

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 4:38 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

This morning’s warning from Transpower that there was insufficient electricity being generated to meet demand shows the importance of natural gas in New Zealand’s energy mix, says Energy Resources Aotearoa. Energy Resources Aotearoa Chief Executive ... More >>

New Well Developments Add To New Zealand’s Energy Mix

Friday, 10 June 2022, 5:23 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Beach Energy’s plan for a potential development well at Kupe would make an important contribution to New Zealand’s energy mix, says Energy Resources Aotearoa. Energy Resources Aotearoa Chief Executive John Carnegie says: "Beach Energy’s plan ... More >>

"Extreme Complexity" Of Energy Policy Highlighted In ComCom Decision - Energy Resources

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 11:42 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Today’s Commerce Commission decision to allow accelerated depreciation of gas pipeline infrastructure highlights the complex trade-offs we will need to make to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, says Energy Resources Aotearoa. John Carnegie, ... More >>

Increasing Calls For CCUS Highlights ERP Blindspot

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 5:11 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa welcomes the release of Ara Ake’s report Carbon Dioxide Removal and Usage in Aotearoa New Zealand noting it highlights a regulatory blind-spot in New Zealand’s climate policy and regulatory settings. Ara Ake’s report adds ... More >>

Emissions Plan Will Impose Unjustifiable Costs - Energy Resources Aotearoa

Monday, 16 May 2022, 1:17 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

New Zealand’s energy sector is committed to climate action and working constructively with the Government to help it achieve net zero emissions by 2050, but disagrees with the approach outlined in the Emissions Reduction Plan says John Carnegie, Chief ... More >>

Infrastructure Strategy Overlooks Energy Fundamentals

Monday, 2 May 2022, 5:25 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has cautiously welcomed the release of the New Zealand Infrastructure Strategy but says that it overlooks the important role that the Emissions Trading Scheme and natural gas will play through and beyond the transition to a lower ... More >>

Infrastructure Strategy Overlooks Energy Fundamentals

Monday, 2 May 2022, 4:20 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has cautiously welcomed the release of the New Zealand Infrastructure Strategy but says that it overlooks the important role that the Emissions Trading Scheme and natural gas will play through and beyond the transition to a lower ... More >>

Mobil Joins Energy Resources Aotearoa

Monday, 28 March 2022, 6:47 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has proudly welcomed Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited (Mobil) as a ground-breaking new member, becoming the first downstream fuel wholesaler and retailer to join. "This is another big step on our journey to represent the ... More >>

Observer Status Granted By UNFCCC

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 12:59 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa is proud to have been granted Observer Status with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). "This reflects the New Zealand energy sector’s commitment to the net zero transition and our role ... More >>

New Members Strengthen Energy Sector Advocacy

Monday, 21 February 2022, 11:31 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has proudly welcomed Genesis Energy and Methanex as new members, adding more weight to the organisation’s focus on the wider energy sector. "We’re proud to now represent a wide range of energy intensive businesses, ... More >>

New Report Highlights ‘the Most Important Climate Policy You’ve Never Heard Of’

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 10:55 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

A new report from Energy Resources Aotearoa is highlighting a fundamental change to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) which makes nearly every other climate policy redundant. "The ETS now has a cap on total emissions allowed. This is great ... More >>

It’s Time For Sensible Climate Action

Monday, 29 November 2021, 10:51 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

It’s time to simplify our climate action with proven tools to reduce net emissions, according to Energy Resources Aotearoa in their submission on the Government’s emissions discussion document. "We support the goal of net zero, but the pathway ... More >>

New Law On Decommissioning Could Be Costly Overkill

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 7:07 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

A new law on decommissioning oil and gas fields passed by Parliament today has good intentions but is overkill, according to Energy Resources Aotearoa. "We strongly support operators taking responsibility and paying the costs for decommissioning, ... More >>

Emissions Plan Welcomed But Too Heavy-handed

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 12:29 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

The Government’s draft strategy on reducing emissions has been welcomed by Energy Resources Aotearoa, but with concerns it proposes a more difficult, complex and painful path than necessary. "The energy sector supports reducing our net emissions ... More >>

Report Confirms Risks To Natural Gas Supply As We Transition

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 2:33 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

A new report by the Gas Industry Company (GIC) has confirmed the need for new investment into natural gas to help us transition and avoid risks to energy security, according to Energy Resources Aotearoa. "This confirms the importance of creating the ... More >>

New Global Ranking Highlights Our Energy Vulnerability

Friday, 8 October 2021, 2:08 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

The latest global rankings for energy confirm warnings over New Zealand’s energy security, according to Energy Resources Aotearoa. The World Energy Council has rated New Zealand 9th in their annual energy trilemma framework which ranks countries on ... More >>

Decommissioning overkill needs rethink

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 1:29 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Proposed new rules for decommissioning oil and gas infrastructure need a rethink to achieve their objectives and avoid unintended consequences, Energy Resources Aotearoa has told a select committee this morning. "The industry supports the intent ... More >>

New members reflect broader focus for Energy Resources

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 4:38 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Energy Resources Aotearoa has proudly welcomed Oji Fibre Solutions and Powerco as new members, reflecting the organisation’s new focus on the wider energy sector. Oji Fibre Solutions is the first major energy user to join Energy Resources Aotearoa. ... More >>

Natural gas kept the lights on in 2020 - new figures

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 5:20 pm | Energy Resources Aotearoa

Natural gas helped keep the lights on for New Zealanders and made up for shortfalls in renewable electricity in 2020, according to new Government data. The annual Energy in New Zealand 2021 report was released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

Power Blackouts Highlight Urgent Energy Challenge

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 5:20 am | Energy Resources Aotearoa

New Zealand’s energy shortage suddenly became very real for people shivering in their homes without power, according to Energy Resources Aotearoa. "Until now it has been the industrial sector feeling the pressure of energy shortages, but the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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