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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 >>

Seismic Survey Policy Should Be Evidence And Science Based

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 4:23 pm | PEPANZ

A proposed ban on seismic surveys is a disproportionate response to a non-existent problem, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). "It’s pleasing there will be an exemption for existing exploration ... More >>

Gas Sector-led Collaboration To Provide Better Information On Any Gas Outages

Friday, 19 June 2020, 7:41 am | PEPANZ

A new industry-led disclosure code for natural gas producers comes into effect today, aimed at increasing information and transparency around any gas outages. The code was developed by the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand ... More >>

ETS Changes Need To Be Carefully Implemented

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 3:54 pm | PEPANZ

Changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) announced today need to be carefully implemented to avoid unnecessary economic damage, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). The changes include a new emissions ... More >>

How The Energy Industry Can Boost Government’s Economic Plans

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 9:47 am | PEPANZ

Careful changes to regulations could help New Zealand’s oil and gas industry earn increased royalties for the Government and aid the rebuild of our economy, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). ... More >>

New Oil And Gas Discovery In Taranaki Welcomed

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 9:03 am | PEPANZ

The announcement of a positive result from OMV’s oil and gas exploration well in the Taranaki Basin is very exciting and promising news, says the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ). OMV has today announced a positive ... More >>

New RMA Climate Change Proposals Increase Cost And Uncertainty

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 3:54 pm | PEPANZ

Proposals to expand the role of local councils into climate change mitigation under the Resource Management Act would add confusion, complexity and duplication, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) and ... More >>

Natural Gas Keeping The Lights On For New Zealand

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 1:06 pm | PEPANZ

New Zealand’s natural gas industry is continuing production through the nation-wide shutdown providing critical energy including electricity to homes, hospitals and essential services. "It’s very reassuring that natural gas is still flowing ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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