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  • 23 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Roc Oil (Taranaki) Pty Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ROC, has today notified joint venture partners of its withdrawal from offshore exploration block PEP52181, located in the Taranaki Basin, New Zealand. The withdrawal is subject to normal industry terms and conditions, including the receipt of necessary government approvals.  ROC does not carry any value […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Octanex N.L. announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Octanex NZ Limited (Octanex NZ), has been granted a 100% interest in a fourth petroleum exploration permit, PEP 53473. The permit is located in the offshore Taranaki Basin of New Zealand. The permit lies between the PEP 51906 and PEP 52593 permits (in which Octanex NZ holds 35% […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      Octanex N.L. announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Octanex NZ Limited (Octanex NZ), has been granted a 100% interest in a fourth petroleum exploration permit, PEP 53473. The permit is located in the offshore Taranaki Basin of New Zealand. The permit lies between the PEP 51906 and PEP 52593 permits (in which Octanex NZ holds […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seven Greenpeace protesters lead by TV star Lucy Lawless, who on Thursday Boarded the Noble Discoverer drillship, have been arrested and charged with burglary, according to The New Zealand Herald. The activists boarded the ship to protest against Shell’s plans to drill for oil in Alaskan waters and to prevent the ship from departing the […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seven Greenpeace activists yesterday boarded a Shell operated drillship, the Noble Discoverer, thus preventing it from leaving New Zealand’s Port Taranaki for Alaska’s Chukchi sea, where the oil giant plans to drill three exploration wells. Lucy Lawless, an actress famous for her leading role in “Xena: Warrior Princess” TV series, boarded the drillship as a […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    DOF Subsea​, a subsidiary of DOF ASA​ advises that it has secured a campaign of work in the New Zealand Taranaki Basin for the new build DSV Skandi Singapore for an undisclosed sum. The vessel will mobilise for New Zealand on completion of the current work program in Indonesia for Conoco Philips. Work in the […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DOF Subsea​, a subsidiary of DOF ASA​ advises that it has secured a campaign of work in the New Zealand Taranaki Basin for the new build DSV Skandi Singapore for an undisclosed sum. The vessel will mobilise for New Zealand on completion of the current work program in Indonesia for Conoco Philips. Work in the […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    DOF Subsea​, a subsidiary of DOF ASA​ advises that it has secured a campaign of work in the New Zealand Taranaki Basin for the new build DSV Skandi Singapore for an undisclosed sum. The vessel will mobilise for New Zealand on completion of the current work program in Indonesia for Conoco Philips. Work in the […]

  • 17 October 2011

    A US oil exploration ship has arrived in Taranaki to be greeted by environmentalists protesting against the government’s “blinkered obsessio… Source: Yahoo! [mappress] Source: nz.news.yahoo, October 17, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    OMV New Zealand and Shell New Zealand announce major milestones for the Great South Basin joint venture, with the addition of Shell into the venture and confirmation that a comprehensive 3D seismic programme will begin later this year on Permits 50119 and 50120. Permit 50121 will be returned to the Crown. Subject to ministerial approval, […]

  • 10 June 2011

    New Zealand’s offshore exclusive economic zone (EEZ) should be considered the North Sea of the Southern Hemisphere, a leading scientist … By Rob Maetzig Taranaki Daily News [mappress] Source: Taranaki Daily News , June 10, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Origin Energy advises that the Tarapunga-1 exploration well, that spudded on 5 November 2010, continues drilling operations as planned. The well is being drilled vertically using the semi-submersible drilling rig Kan Tan IV which is being managed for Origin by Australian Drilling Associates (ADA). Drilling operations are expected to be completed next week. Progress to […]

  • 3 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Origin Energy advises that the Korimako-1 exploration well had reached total depth of 1,946m and as at 06:00 hours NZDST on Tuesday, 2 November 2010, the current operation is plugging and abandoning the well. The well was drilled vertically using the semi-submersible drilling rig Kan Tan IV which is being managed for Origin by Australian […]

  • 1 November 2010

    WestSide Corporation Limited has received a notice of intention from Mitsui E&P Australia Pty Ltd (Mitsui) to exercise its farm-in option to acquire a 49 per cent interest in each of the Company’s Galilee Basin tenements, ATP 974P and ATP 978P. WestSide’s Chief Executive Officer Dr Julie Beeby welcomed Mitsui’s decision to expand the alliance […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Kea Petroleum plc announced that the New Zealand Minister of Energy has granted to Kea Oil and Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of KEA, a 100% interest in Petroleum Exploration Permit PEP 52333, situated offshore and onshore in the northern part of the Taranaki Basin, New Zealand. PEP 52333 is an onshore/offshore area of […]

  • 11 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    AWE Limited, on behalf of the Tui joint venture parties, announced the resumption of oil production from the Pateke-3H well, located in the offshore Taranaki Basin. The Pateke-3H well suffered from problems with the artificial lift system, and the well has been shut-in since late June, 2010. A workover of the well has been successfully […]

  • 12 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    AWE Limited advises that at 0600 hours today the Tuatara-1 well was drilling ahead at a measured depth of 1,796 metres. The significance of the previously reported gas shows will be fully assessed by wireline logs after drilling to total depth. Progress since the last report was 814 metres. Tuatara-1 is located in PEP 38524, […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    AWE Limited advises that at 0600 hours today the Tuatara-1 well was drilling ahead at a measured depth of 982 metres. Intermittent gas shows have been encountered in the well over the drilled interval between 780 and 900 metres. The significance of these shows will be fully assessed by wireline logs after drilling to total […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    AWE Limited advises that at 0600 hours today the Tuatara-1 well was at a measured depth of 773 metres after running and cementing 13-3/8” casing and landing the BOP’s in preparation for drilling ahead in 12-1/4” hole. Progress for the week was 613 metres. Tuatara-1 is located in PEP 38524, in the western Tasman Bay […]

  • 29 July 2010

      AWE Limited advises that the Tuatara-1 exploration well started drilling at 1000 hours (NZ time) on Wednesday July 28, 2010. At 0600 hours today the well was at a measured depth of 160 metres after running and cementing 30” conductor. Tuatara-1 is located in PEP 38524, in the western Tasman Bay in the southern […]

  • 15 June 2010

    AWE Limited advises that wireline logging has been completed at the Tui SW-2 exploration well. Wireline evaluation of the previously reported oil shows in the top of the F Sand has established that an economic accumulation of oil is not present at the Tui SW-2 location. Wireline logging operations have been completed and the 7″ […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Project & Tenders

    AWE Limited advises that at 0600 hours today, the Tui SW-2 well has been drilled to total measured depth of 3,749 meters. Progress for the week was 2,176 metres. Oil shows were encountered as prognosed over 10 metres in the top of the objective F Sands. The significance of these shows will be evaluated by […]

  • 3 June 2010
    Project & Tenders

    AWE Limited advises that at 0600 hours today, the Tui SW-2 well was preparing to run the BOP’s (Blow Out Preventers). This has been delayed because necessary repairs were held up by bad weather over the last week. After the BOP’s are operational, the forward plan is to drill ahead in 8-1/2” hole from 1,573 […]