oil and gas exploration

Minister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges told NBR ONLINE if New Zealand were to open up another basin and there was a significant find, there is no question it would be an economic game changer

Minister defends decision to grant new oil exploration permits

Wed 10 Dec 14 1

The government-granted oil and gas exploration permits will open the door for thousands of new jobs, says resource minister.

Minister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges

Chevron, Indian state oil company enter NZ oil search for the first time

Tue 9 Dec 14

The third annual round of oil and gas exploration licences has attracted two new international players.

David Cunliffe

Shell NZ taps Chinese investor for deep ocean oil search

Wed 8 May 13 2

A 50:50 joint venture with the Chinese state-owned oil company wants to drill in the unexplored New Caledonia Basin.

Gary Taylor

Closed-shop consenting for oil exploration sub-standard, EDS says

Tue 30 Apr 13 9

"Public scrutiny is an essential component of best-practice environmental regulation."

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