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End Of An Era As Final Exploration Permit Outside Taranaki Surrendered

Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 1:11 pm | PEPANZ

The surrender of the final exploration permit outside of Taranaki is the disappointing end of an era and a further blow to New Zealand’s energy security, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). New ... More >>

Importing Natural Gas From Australia Another Step Closer

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 3:00 pm | PEPANZ

A new investigation into how imported LNG might be needed to keep the lights on is disappointing but unsurprising, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The Gas Industry Company (GIC) has requested ... More >>

Methanex Decision Disappointing For Taranaki

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 11:30 am | PEPANZ

The mothballing of a Methanex plant at Waitara Valley is disappointing for the workers, their families and Taranaki, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). "This reinforces how important a secure ... More >>

New Survey Shows Increased Support For New Zealand’s Oil And Gas Industry

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 10:54 am | PEPANZ

The public’s view towards New Zealand’s oil and gas industry has substantially improved over the last three years, according to the latest survey on behalf of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The UMR ... More >>

Another Blow To New Zealand’s Energy Security

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 4:45 pm | PEPANZ

The surrender of another offshore exploration permit is a blow to New Zealand’s energy security and potential wellbeing, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). New Zealand Oil and Gas announced ... More >>

Importance Of Natural Gas To Our Transition Highlighted

Monday, 1 February 2021, 6:02 am | PEPANZ

The importance of natural gas in lowering emissions has been well highlighted by the Climate Change Commission in their draft advice, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). "While we don’t agree ... More >>

Investigation Into Natural Gas Supply Welcomed

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 2:46 pm | PEPANZ

A new investigation into the security and certainty of New Zealand’s natural gas supply has been welcomed by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). "Natural gas is a vital energy source for New Zealand ... More >>

Hard Work Begins On Climate Policy Now

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6:11 pm | PEPANZ

The wider energy industry is ready to take a leadership role in the hard work of transitioning following today’s announcement of a climate emergency. "This is a real challenge that requires change from all of us," says Petroleum Exploration ... More >>

Important Choices Ahead For Energy Sector In Transition

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 10:33 am | PEPANZ

Greater flexibility for remaining natural gas permits could help protect our energy security and deliver a smoother transition, according to a post-election energy briefing from the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). ... More >>

No Exploration Off Canterbury Coast Disappointing News

Friday, 20 November 2020, 10:00 am | PEPANZ

The decision not to carry out exploratory drilling for oil and gas off the Canterbury coast next year is disappointing news, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). Beach Energy has confirmed that tentative plans ... More >>

PEPANZ Welcomes New And Returning Ministers

Monday, 2 November 2020, 5:08 pm | PEPANZ

The reappointment of Hon Dr Megan Woods as Minister of Energy and Resources has been welcomed by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). "Dr Woods is an extremely diligent and well-informed Minister with ... More >>

Global Energy Report Shows Crucial Future Role For Natural Gas

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 1:07 pm | PEPANZ

Demand for natural gas will continue to grow strongly in Asia over the coming decades, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s new World Energy Outlook 2020. "This is further evidence of the major role natural gas has to play in the transition ... More >>

New Energy Rankings Highlight Importance Of Balanced Energy System

Monday, 12 October 2020, 2:03 pm | PEPANZ

New Zealand’s 12th place ranking in the global energy trilemma shows the importance of a balanced energy system, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The World Energy Council uses the energy trilemma framework ... More >>

100% Electricity Target Needs To Be Evidence Based

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 3:49 pm | PEPANZ

A goal of 100% renewable electricity needs to evidence-based and thoroughly tested, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). "The Government’s own Interim Climate Change Committee (ICCC) warned ... More >>

Increase In Kupe Natural Gas Reserves Good News For New Zealand

Friday, 21 August 2020, 10:55 am | PEPANZ

A 23% increase in estimated reserves at the Kupe natural gas field is very welcome news for New Zealand, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). "This is good news for the homes, schools, hospitals and ... More >>

Reduced Natural Gas Supply Led To Higher Prices And Emissions

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 10:45 pm | PEPANZ

Reduced use of natural gas in 2019 led to higher electricity prices, according to the annual Energy in New Zealand report released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. "The 43% increase in coal use for electricity generation ... More >>

New Chair Of Electricity Authority Welcomed

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 11:48 am | PEPANZ

The appointment of Dr Nicola (Nicki) Crauford as Chair of the Electricity Authority has been welcomed by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). "This is an excellent appointment. Dr Crauford is a well-respected ... More >>

National New Energy Development Centre Welcomed

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 2:35 pm | PEPANZ

The opening of the new energy development centre Ara Ake in New Plymouth today has been welcomed by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) "New Zealand and the world are facing some major energy challenges ... More >>

New Report Highlights Important Energy Questions

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 10:43 am | PEPANZ

A new report is highlighting key energy challenges and opportunities facing New Zealand, in particular questions over our future supply of natural gas. The publication "Asking the Burning Questions" is from the Petroleum Exploration and Production ... More >>

Educational Campaign Highlighting Importance Of Natural Gas

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 3:30 pm | PEPANZ

An educational campaign on the importance of natural gas to New Zealand’s economic recovery has been re-launched by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The ‘Energy Voices’ social media campaign is aimed at ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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