oil and gas exploration

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges

Oil and gas exploration evaporates in 2016 block offer

Thu 15 Dec

"The global downturn in the petroleum industry that began in late 2014 has had a profound effect on exploration expenditure worldwide," Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges said.

Suzannah Toulmin

Government's oil exploration block offer likely to be overshadowed by those in other countries, analyst

Mon 21 Mar

Suzannah Toulmin, the keynote speaker at today's NZ Petroleum Conference said Mexico had a lot of potential and proven discoveries that were de-risked by what's also on offer on the US side of the border.

Energy Minister Simon Bridges

NZ again seeks to attract interest in oil exploration blocks

Mon 21 Mar

Energy Minister Simon Bridges announced Block Offer 2016 at the petroleum conference in Auckland.

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 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

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


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