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Refining NZ Announces Robust Operating Mode In Response To COVID-19

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 10:40 am | Refining NZ

Refining NZ has agreed with its customers to change the way it operates the refinery initially for a period of three months, in response to the significant fuel demand reduction resulting from COVID-19 travel and transport restrictions. The refinery’s ... More >>

Refinery welcomes Auckland Fuel Supply Disruption Inquiry

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 9:40 am | Refining NZ

Refining NZ the owner and operator of the Marsden Point refinery, has today welcomed the publication of the Government Inquiry report into the September 2017 pipeline outage and the resilience of the fuel supply to Auckland. More >>

Government hydrogen focus welcomed

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 12:17 pm | Refining NZ

Refining New Zealand is pleased to see the Government’s endorsement of the importance of hydrogen for New Zealand’s economy and future energy needs, says Chief Executive Mike Fuge. More >>

Refinery explores Solar Farm in Northland

Monday, 8 July 2019, 9:07 am | Refining NZ

Refining NZ, the owner and operator of the Marsden Point refinery is exploring the viability of a 26 MW solar farm to be potentially developed adjacent to the refinery to supply it with renewable electricity. More >>

Court confirms resource consents for Refinery dredging

Friday, 21 December 2018, 9:07 am | Refining NZ

The Environment Court has confirmed the resource consents issued to Refining NZ for its dredging project, subject to minor revisions agreed between the parties. More >>

Fuel pipeline exercise

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 7:33 pm | Refining NZ

Reports by Radio Live this morning that Refining NZ was testing the strength of the Refinery to Auckland pipeline (RAP) at Wellsford are factually incorrect. More >>

Marsden Point firefighting foams

Monday, 13 August 2018, 6:29 pm | Refining NZ

Reports by Radio New Zealand about contamination from firefighting foams at the Marsden Point Refinery are misleading. More >>

Refinery shutdown about to go into full swing

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 1:59 pm | Refining NZ

The maintenance shutdown of the Marsden Point refinery is about to enter its busiest phase with work on refinery processing units and related utilities commencing from Monday 7 May. More >>

Refinery welcomes Inquiry

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 2:26 pm | Refining NZ

Refining NZ welcomes the announcement of a Government inquiry into the September pipeline outage. Commenting, CEO Sjoerd Post said that the refinery concurs with the need for a resilient and reliable fuel supply. “A lot of work has already gone ... More >>

Refining NZ - Pipeline reopens

Sunday, 10 December 2017, 7:10 pm | Refining NZ

This morning at 5.15am we shut the Refinery to Auckland pipeline as a precautionary measure after our monitoring system alarmed. More >>

Refining NZ on pipeline alarm

Sunday, 10 December 2017, 3:33 pm | Refining NZ

This morning at 5.15am we shut the Refinery to Auckland pipeline as a precautionary measure after our monitoring system alarmed. Refinery staff are currently carrying out checks to determine the pipeline is fit for service. The situation is different ... More >>

Pipeline repair: status update

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 1:11 pm | Refining NZ

Pipeline repair: status update The first batch of jet fuel arrived at Wiri at 10.09am this morning. Settling, recertification and transport to the airport for use will take another 30 hours. More >>

Refining NZ - Pipeline repair: status update 10.00am

Saturday, 23 September 2017, 10:35 am | Refining NZ

The replacement section of pipe has been welded into place and both ends passed the final weld inspection by pipeline certifier Lloyds, late last night. This is a significant milestone. More >>

Pipeline repair: status update

Friday, 22 September 2017, 5:20 pm | Refining NZ

Good progress continues to be made on the repair to our RAP pipeline. The welding at both ends of the new section of pipe passed initial inspection yesterday evening. They will now be re-tested later this evening as per procedure (after a 24-hour holding ... More >>

Pipeline Repair: Status Update

Friday, 22 September 2017, 11:41 am | Refining NZ

The repair team has made good progress overnight. The replacement section has been welded into place and the initial weld inspections have passed. This is an important milestone. The second weld inspection will be carried out tonight. More >>

Pipeline repair: status update

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 5:18 pm | Refining NZ

Good progress was made overnight and throughout today on the repair to our RAP pipeline. The damaged section of pipeline has been removed and welding of the new 17 metre section is in progress. We expect that this will be completed later tonight. More >>

Pipeline repair: status update

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 2:22 pm | Refining NZ

The refinery repair team has made good progress overnight. There remains a long series of individual steps to be completed in order for the schedule to be met. More >>

Refining NZ: Pipeline repair: status update - Sep 20

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 6:52 pm | Refining NZ

Good progress has been made overnight and during the day today on the repair to our RAP pipeline. One of four welds has been completed and the first of the two inline stopple plugs is in place. This work has been completed on schedule and to plan. More >>

Auckland Pipeline Repair: Status Update

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 11:54 am | Refining NZ

We have made good progress on the repair activities overnight, having now isolated (stoppled) the south side of the pipe leak. The team is preparing to isolate the north side of the leak today. These are the necessary steps before we can cut the ... More >>

Pipeline repair: status update

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 5:20 pm | Refining NZ

• We’ve reached a watershed moment with our site preparation, which is nearly complete. This has included building an access road to the leak site with 260 truckloads of metal (30 tonnes per truck). • The positive news is that the engineering team ... More >>

 

 

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