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One new oil and gas exploration permit awarded

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 3:20 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals petroleum national manager Josh Adams today announced that one exploration permit has been awarded in Block Offer 2017. Westside New Zealand Ltd submitted the successful bid for an area covering 547km2 off the ... More >>

NZ Government announces Petroleum Block Offer 2014 tender

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 5:19 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

Five offshore and three onshore areas totalling over 405,000 square kilometres have been put out for the international offer. More >>

Block Offer 2013 Petroleum Exploration permits announced

Monday, 9 December 2013, 12:23 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has announced the award of ten new oil and gas exploration permits as a result of Block Offer 2013. The permits include five onshore permits across Taranaki and the East Coast and five offshore permits ... More >>

Energy in New Zealand 2013 released

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 5:04 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

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Tender open: minerals exploration in Central Volcanic Zone

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 5:02 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

The government’s second competitive minerals tender, New Zealand Epithermal Gold 2013, opened today. More >>

New Crown Minerals Regime comes into force

Friday, 24 May 2013, 3:20 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

The amended Crown Minerals Act regime is designed to: - encourage the development of Crown-owned oil, gas and mineral resources - streamline the regime where appropriate and make it better able to deal with future developments - ensure there is better ... More >>

Consultation on proposed metallic minerals tender

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 5:00 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

The government is consulting with iwi and councils with an interest in an area proposed for a minerals competitive tender in the second half of this year. More >>

Block Offer 2012 - Ten Permits Awarded

Friday, 14 December 2012, 3:12 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

Block Offer 2012 has officially come to a close with the award of 10 new petroleum exploration permits. More >>

Pike River Implementation Plan Released

Friday, 14 December 2012, 3:04 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

The Government has released the Pike River Implementation Plan. This details how and when Government will respond to the recommendations of the Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy. More >>

Changes To CMA Bill Reflect Pike River Report

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 3:39 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

Changes To CMA Bill Reflect Pike River Report Cabinet has approved further changes to the Crown Minerals (Permitting and Crown Land) Bill currently before the Commerce Committee, Energy and Resources Minister Phil Heatley says. More >>

Government Welcomes Report On Fracking

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 3:37 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

Government Welcomes Report On Fracking Energy and Resources Minister Phil Heatley and Environment Minister Amy Adams have welcomed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s interim report on her investigation into hydraulic fracturing ... More >>

Consultation on areas for 2013 petroleum block offer

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 4:59 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

Consultation with iwi and councils with an interest in areas being proposed for the 2013 petroleum exploration permitting round is now under way. More >>

Government seeks feedback on mining reviews

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 4:15 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

Government seeks feedback on mining reviews The Government is calling for public feedback on proposed changes to royalties and the taxation of minerals. More >>

Feedback on draft minerals programmes sought

Thursday, 4 October 2012, 4:51 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

Further consultation to inform the review of the Crown Minerals Act regime is underway. The Ministry is now seeking feedback on two draft minerals programmes, which set out the policies and procedures for the allocation and administration of Crown-owned ... More >>

Survey data gives Northland ‘a real edge’

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 5:07 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

A major project on the geology of Northland has come to fruition with today’s release of the 2011 aeromagnetic survey data, Energy and Resources Minister Phil Heatley said at a launch function in Paihia. More >>

Review of the Crown Minerals Act regime

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 2:30 pm | NZ Petroleum and Minerals

The government is undertaking a review of the Crown Minerals Act 1991 regime. The review has three main objectives: • to encourage the development of Crown-owned minerals so that they contribute more to New Zealand’s economic development • ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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