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Rash of oil and mineral protests nationwide

Environmental protests against oil, gas and gold mining have broken out from one end of the country to the other in the last two days.

Brazilian oil giant Petrobas dumps NZ exploration permits

A string of difficulties have seen the global oil company report losses for the first time in 13 years.

Brazilian oil explorer Petrobras faces refinery pollution charges

The Brazilian oil company which faced protests in New Zealand when it did deep-sea exploratory work off East Cape last year faces charges relating to the alleged dumping of oil into the sea at a Rio de Janeiro refinery.

Minister failed to consult adequately on deep sea oil licence, court told

Lawyers challenging Brazilian oil company Petrobras's deep sea oil exploration licence say the Minister of Energy failed to consider the impacts of such activity on marine life.