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Tamarind ordered to halt production following oil spill, as voluntary administrators look for ways to keep production going; Regulator unsatisfied Tamarind's operation is safe; Minister concerned taxpayers could foot cost of decommissioning
27th Nov 19, 5:10pm
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Tamarind ordered to halt production following oil spill, as voluntary administrators look for ways to keep production going; Regulator unsatisfied Tamarind's operation is safe; Minister concerned taxpayers could foot cost of decommissioning
Oil and gas company in voluntary administration and being chased for US$100 million by the Government, Tamarind, alerts Maritime NZ to tiny oil spill near its operation off the Taranaki coast
25th Nov 19, 8:16pm
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Oil and gas company in voluntary administration and being chased for US$100 million by the Government, Tamarind, alerts Maritime NZ to tiny oil spill near its operation off the Taranaki coast
Vernon Tava silent on Sustainable NZ's position on key environmental issues; Makes policy comparison interest.co.nz was seeking to do with TOP a flop
13th Nov 19, 5:00am
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Vernon Tava silent on Sustainable NZ's position on key environmental issues; Makes policy comparison interest.co.nz was seeking to do with TOP a flop
The country's lakes have been topped up and the main gas field is back in action, but electricity prices have settled at an elevated level and aren't expected to fall. We look at what's going on
30th Aug 19, 9:51am
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The country's lakes have been topped up and the main gas field is back in action, but electricity prices have settled at an elevated level and aren't expected to fall. We look at what's going on
Government avoids drawing attention to itself, as it invites oil/gas explorers to onshore Taranaki after banning new offshore exploration
30th Apr 19, 7:45pm
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Government avoids drawing attention to itself, as it invites oil/gas explorers to onshore Taranaki after banning new offshore exploration
Make-up of NZ's future energy supply called into question as 'unprecedented' gas and hydro shortages see Genesis Energy's coal use hit a 5-year high
23rd Jan 19, 9:04am
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Make-up of NZ's future energy supply called into question as 'unprecedented' gas and hydro shortages see Genesis Energy's coal use hit a 5-year high
TAG Oil agrees to sell all its NZ assets to Tamarind Resources for US$30 million; Agreement follows US$578 million sale of Shell's NZ assets
7th Nov 18, 12:33pm
TAG Oil agrees to sell all its NZ assets to Tamarind Resources for US$30 million; Agreement follows US$578 million sale of Shell's NZ assets
PM sees no issue with public only having 2 weeks to make submissions on new offshore oil/gas ban; Denies move has created uncertainty for bidders in Block Offer 2018
29th Oct 18, 6:52pm
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PM sees no issue with public only having 2 weeks to make submissions on new offshore oil/gas ban; Denies move has created uncertainty for bidders in Block Offer 2018
Warning bells rung loud and clear over oil/gas exploration ban adding pressure to an already stressed energy sector. Govt gives OMV more time to drill in Great South Basin
17th Oct 18, 6:42am
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Warning bells rung loud and clear over oil/gas exploration ban adding pressure to an already stressed energy sector. Govt gives OMV more time to drill in Great South Basin
Greymouth Gas Turangi Ltd sues the Government, claiming its exploration ban announcement was 'unlawful' and its decision not to grant the company a permit was 'not justified'
27th Sep 18, 3:59pm
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Greymouth Gas Turangi Ltd sues the Government, claiming its exploration ban announcement was 'unlawful' and its decision not to grant the company a permit was 'not justified'
Energy analyst accuses Government of using redundant block offer to pass oil and gas legislation fast with minimal scrutiny; Warns uncertainty is jeopardising Methanex project
26th Sep 18, 7:33am
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Energy analyst accuses Government of using redundant block offer to pass oil and gas legislation fast with minimal scrutiny; Warns uncertainty is jeopardising Methanex project
Energy & Resources Minister disregards MBIE advice putting cost of oil & gas exploration ban at between $1.2 bln & $23.5 bln; Pledges to give existing permit holders breathing space
25th Sep 18, 11:02am
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Energy & Resources Minister disregards MBIE advice putting cost of oil & gas exploration ban at between $1.2 bln & $23.5 bln; Pledges to give existing permit holders breathing space
Why Westpac CEO David McLean is right in urging the business community to get over the election result and get on with business
29th Aug 18, 7:50am
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Why Westpac CEO David McLean is right in urging the business community to get over the election result and get on with business
Commerce Commission recognises declining gas reserves as it gives OMV clearance to become NZ's largest gas producer and supplier
10th Aug 18, 10:00am
Commerce Commission recognises declining gas reserves as it gives OMV clearance to become NZ's largest gas producer and supplier
From hydrocarbons to hydrogen - what the Govt's investing in to help NZ transition to a low carbon economy in the wake of its oil and gas exploration ban
25th Jul 18, 7:23am
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From hydrocarbons to hydrogen - what the Govt's investing in to help NZ transition to a low carbon economy in the wake of its oil and gas exploration ban
Methanex signs agreements with gas suppliers so it can keep producing methanol in NZ until at least 2029; Company says move provides energy security for NZ
18th Jul 18, 11:03am
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Methanex signs agreements with gas suppliers so it can keep producing methanol in NZ until at least 2029; Company says move provides energy security for NZ
OMV tells the Commerce Commission depleting gas reserves at the fields it's proposing to buy from Shell will constrain the growth of its market share
21st Jun 18, 3:42pm
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OMV tells the Commerce Commission depleting gas reserves at the fields it's proposing to buy from Shell will constrain the growth of its market share
The Government’s handling of the oil and gas exploration ban has undone much of the goodwill it earned with its business-friendly Budget, Jason Walls says
10th Jun 18, 7:02am
by Jason Walls
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The Government’s handling of the oil and gas exploration ban has undone much of the goodwill it earned with its business-friendly Budget, Jason Walls says
Jenée Tibshraeny questions why the Government decided to draw a line in the sand on climate change by threatening an already threatened form of energy - gas
8th Jun 18, 10:17am
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Jenée Tibshraeny questions why the Government decided to draw a line in the sand on climate change by threatening an already threatened form of energy - gas
Speaking to MPs at a rare appearance at a select committee, the Finance Minister defends his Government’s debt track as Amy Adams goes on a familiar offensive
6th Jun 18, 4:54pm
by Jason Walls
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Speaking to MPs at a rare appearance at a select committee, the Finance Minister defends his Government’s debt track as Amy Adams goes on a familiar offensive
Documents reveal MBIE advised Government to limit oil and gas exploration to Taranaki; Said an offshore ban would 'likely increase' global greenhouse gas emissions
5th Jun 18, 1:06pm
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Documents reveal MBIE advised Government to limit oil and gas exploration to Taranaki; Said an offshore ban would 'likely increase' global greenhouse gas emissions
Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods talks up NZ's comparative advantage producing renewable energy, but can't say how quickly its production can be scaled up 
5th May 18, 9:24am
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Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods talks up NZ's comparative advantage producing renewable energy, but can't say how quickly its production can be scaled up 
Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods takes up challenge to provide more detail on what the Government's plan to transition away from oil and gas looks like
2nd May 18, 10:14am
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Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods takes up challenge to provide more detail on what the Government's plan to transition away from oil and gas looks like
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr echos 'success is failure' sentiment of his British counterpart, warning a rapid transition away from fossil fuels could cause shocks to the financial system
19th Apr 18, 3:12pm
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr echos 'success is failure' sentiment of his British counterpart, warning a rapid transition away from fossil fuels could cause shocks to the financial system
Jenée Tibshraeny takes aim at the Government for looking beyond the local, as it eyes the global, by banning new offshore oil and gas exploration
12th Apr 18, 3:18pm
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Jenée Tibshraeny takes aim at the Government for looking beyond the local, as it eyes the global, by banning new offshore oil and gas exploration