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  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Total depth of 4846 metres was reached on Saturday, 18 January in the Matuku well in PEP 51906 offshore Taranaki. The next operation is pulling out of the hole prior to running wireline logs. The Kan Tan IV began drilling operations on Saturday, 30 November. Matuku-1 is in 130 meters of water. Meanwhile the 400 […]

  • 20 May 2013

    A likely start date has been confirmed for drilling in the Matuku prospect in PEP 51906 off Taranaki in New Zealand. The permit’s operator, OMV, has advised that the semi-submersible rig Kan Tan IV is expected to begin drilling in mid-September. The well is expected to take 40 days to drill to a target depth of 4756 metres. […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    OMV has contracted the Kan Tan IV semi-submersible drilling rig  to drill the Matuku-1 well in the PEP 51906 permit in the offshore Taranaki Basin in New Zealand. The drilling at the well is expected to begin in the third quarter 2013. The Kan Tan IV semi-submersible drilling unit is operated by Frigstad Offshore Ltd […]

  • 24 December 2013

    Octanex N.L. has been advised by OMV New Zealand Limited, the Operator of the Matuku-1 exploration well being drilled in the offshore Taranaki Basin permit PEP 51906, that at 06:00 hours (NZST) on Tuesday, 24 December 2013, the well was at a depth of 3167m MDRT (measured depth below rotary table) and preparing to drill ahead in the 12 […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand Oil & Gas has announced that total depth of 4846 metres was reached on Saturday, 18 January in the Matuku well in PEP 51906 offshore Taranaki. The next operation is pulling out of the hole prior to running wireline logs. Meanwhile the 400 square kilometre ‘Kaka’ 3D seismic survey in the same permit […]

  • 2 December 2013

    Octanex N.L. has been advised by the Operator of the Matuku-1 exploration well, OMV New Zealand Limited (OMV), that the well was spudded at a location within the offshore Taranaki Basin permit PEP 51906 at 13:50 hours on Saturday, 30 November 2013. Spudding of the well was delayed due to the rig having to wait on weather. Matuku-1 […]

  • 30 December 2013

    New Zealand Oil & Gas has informed that, as at 6.00AM Sunday, 29 December, the Matuku-1 well in PEP 51906 offshore Taranaki had been drilled to 3167 metres after setting 13 3/8″ casing at 1494 metres.   A cement plug has been set across suspected debris at the base of the well and the next activity is […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Octanex N.L., through its wholly owned subsidiary Octanex NZ Limited, holds a 35% participating interest in each of PEP 51906 and PEP 53537, with OMV holding the remaining 65% participating interest in the permits. OMV acquired its interest in PEP 51906 through a farmin to Octanex’s then 100% interest in that permit. Octanex and OMV […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Octanex N.L. today provided an update on the progress made by the Joint Venture towards reaching a decision on whether to drill the Matuku prospect in PEP 51906. PEP 51906 is situated in the offshore Taranaki Basin of New Zealand. Octanex holds a 35% participating interest in the permit. The Joint Venture is operated by […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Project & Tenders

    OMV New Zealand Limited, the Operator of the Matuku-1 exploration well that has been drilled in the offshore Taranaki Basin permit PEP 51906, in New Zealand has informed its partners that that at 06:00 hours (NZST) on Tuesday, 21 January 2014, the well was at its total depth (TD) of 4,846m MDRT (measured depth below rotary table) and carrying […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Matuku-1 well in PEP 51906 offshore Taranaki has been drilled to 3913 meters as of 6.00AM Sunday, 12 January 2014. A 9 5/8 inch casing string has been set to 3409 meters. The next operation is drilling ahead to a planned total depth of 4754 metres. The Kan Tan IV began drilling operations on Saturday, […]

  • 18 November 2013

    Octanex N.L. has reported that OMV New Zealand Limited (OMV),the Operator of the Joint Venture exploring PEP 51906 (Permit) in New Zealand, has advised the Company that the Matuku-1 well is due to spud within the next 5 days, most likely on Friday, 22 November 2013.   The Permit is located in the offshore Taranaki […]

  • 16 November 2012

    OMV has today confirmed that it will drill the Matuku-1 well in PEP 51906. Octanex, which owns 35% in the licence has informed that OMV is continuing extensive search and evaluation process in an effort to secure a semi- submersible rig to drill the well. OMV is planning to drill a number of wells in […]

  • 16 January 2014

    New Zealand Oil & Gas has today said it believes its share price has been affected by the previously released drilling report that the primary target zone in the Matuku well in PEP 51906 offshore Taranaki has not encountered significant oil or gas shows. The well is currently at a depth of 4307 metres and […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Octanex N.L. has been advised by OMV New Zealand Limited (OMV), the Operator of the offshore Taranaki Basin permit PEP 53537, that the planned new 2D seismic survey, named Mohua, has been acquired. OMV has confirmed the survey vessel, “Aquila Explorer”, started acquisition of the Mohua survey on Saturday, 19 April 2014. After experiencing weather […]

  • 31 January 2014

    OMV has has plugged the the Matuku-1 well in PEP 51906 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand. The semi-submersible drilling rig, Kan Tan IV, will next move to the Pateke prospect in the Tui oil fields in PMP 38158. Drilling operations at Matuku began on 30 November and the well was drilled to 4,846 metres. As previously advised, the well […]

  • 22 April 2014

    Octanex N.L. has been advised by OMV New Zealand Limited (OMV), the Operator of the offshore Taranaki Basin permit PEP 53537 (Permit), that the planned new 2D seismic survey, named Mohua, has been acquired in the Permit. OMV has confirmed the survey vessel, “Aquila Explorer”, began acquisition of the Mohua survey on Saturday, 19 April 2014. After experiencing […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Octanex N.L  announces that the farmout agreement made with OMV New Zealand Limited (“OMV NZ”), in relation to the PEP 51906 permit, has received the consent of the  New Zealand Minister of Energy under the Crown Minerals Act. As a result, the farmout agreement is now unconditional. OMV NZ entered into the farmout agreement […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Grindrod Shipping extends a charter agreement for one of its MR eco tankers and returns a chartered-in Supramax bulker.

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand Oil & Gas has relinquished Petroleum Exploration Permit 51311 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, which contains the Kakapo prospect. NZ Oil & Gas holds a 100 per cent interest in PEP 51311. CEO Andrew Knight says at that level of exposure the permit did not fit the NZ Oil & Gas portfolio at a […]

  • 11 December 2012

    New Zealand Oil & Gas has been awarded two new exploration permits from the New Zealand Government’s 2012 Blocks Offer. The new exploration permits for two block covering around 635 square kilometres. The blocks awarded are 12TAR- 07 (PEP 54867), located onshore Taranaki and 12TAR-08 (PEP54857) situated offshore Taranaki.  Chief Executive Andrew Knight said:  “The […]

  • 10 July 2007

    Two children have died and dozens of passengers are missing after a ship disappeared in eastern Indonesia. The boat was travelling from Buru to Ambon, the capital of Maluku province, when its engine failed in rough seas.