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  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2010

    The Green Party wants the oil drilling programme in New Zealand’s Great South Basin to be stopped, until the cause of the US oil catastrophe is identified. Party co-leader Russel Norman says the basin off the South Island’s south-east coast, is home to sensitive marine mammals and ecosystems that would be damaged by a similar […]

  • 27 May 2010
    Project & Tenders

    AWE’s Tui SW-2 drilling update AWE Limited advises that at 0600 hours today, the Tui SW-2 well was at a measured depth of 1573 metres after running and cementing 9-5/8” casing. The forward plan is to drill 8-1/2” hole to total depth. The Tui SW prospect is located in mining licence PMP 38158 in the […]

  • 24 May 2010

    AWE plans to test the permit with a wildcat well, Tuatara-1, to be drilled in July using the semi-submersible Tan Kan IV. AWE is currently using the Kan Tan IV to test satellite deposits to its producing Tui field in the Taranaki basin off New Zealand’s North Island. The Tuatara-1 well will test the Moki […]

  • 19 April 2010

    AWE Limited reports that at 0600 hours (NZ Time) today, the Hoki-1 well, located in exploration permit PEP 38401 in the offshore Taranaki Basin, was at a measured depth of 3,428 metres and was drilling ahead. The well intersected the target North Cape Formation sands overnight, but these were not associated with any indications of […]

  • 22 January 2008

    Van Oord has been awarded a ten year maintenance dredging contract in the ports of Taranaki, Tauranga and Timaru, New Zealand. The total contract value amounts to some EUR 13 million. Clients are the port authorities of the before mentioned three ports. This contract is an extension of the existing contract and means approximately 15 […]

  • 24 October 2007

    Oil recovered from the Taranaki coast appears to be similar to oil produced from the Tui Area Development, Australian Worldwide Exploration Ltd. (AWE) said quoting informal advice from the Taranaki Regional Council.

  • 8 October 2007

    Development of the offshore Taranaki Kupe gasfield is taking a big step forward with the arrival from Singapore of the rig that will drill the project’s three production wells. Weighing about 16,000 tonnes, the Ensco 107 rig was 157m high and 63m wide, the Kupe project said today.

  • 24 June 2007

    A ballasting operation continued in Tasman Bay, near Nelson, on Sunday. A load of iron sand slurry on the ship shifted in rough waters off the coast of Taranaki on Friday, causing the ship to list.

  • 7 February 2007

    Technip-Subsea 7 Joint Venture announced today that they have been awarded a contract by New Zealand Overseas Petroleum Limited for the Tui Area development, located approximately 30 miles off the Taranaki coastline, New Zealand, in a water depth of 125 meters.

  • 1 October 2006

    The Pohokura field in Taranaki is now producing commercial quantities of gas and condensate, joint venture owners Shell, Todd and OMV said yesterday. Commercial quantities were now flowing from the three completed onshore wells through the production station at Motunui, near New Plymouth. The gas reserves of the field are estimated to be in excess […]

  • 15 August 2006

    Shell Exploration & Production (Shell) today welcomed the delivery of first gas from its Pohokura Project in Taranaki, New Zealand.Gas began flowing from the three completed onshore wells through the production station at Motonui, near New Plymouth earlier this month. The field, which is the second largest in New Zealand, is expected to produce around […]

  • 31 July 2006

    Main contracts have been awarded for the development of the Maari oil field, 35km south of the Maui gasfield, in Taranaki. The operator, OMV New Zealand, with a 69 per cent share, and its partners Todd Maari Ltd (16 per cent), Horizon Oil International Ltd (10 per cent) and Cue Taranaki Pty Ltd (5 per […]

  • 25 May 2006

    The only floating, production, storage and off-take (FPSO) vessel in New Zealand waters, the Whakaaropai, has set sail after sitting off the Taranaki coast for the past 10 years. The Whakaaropai

  • 2 May 2006

    APL has received a Letter of Intent from Tanker Pacific Offshore Terminals Pte Ltd for the supply of a Submerged Turret Production (STP) system for Maari. The STP system will be installed early 2008 and shall permanently moor the Andaman Sea, a tanker that Tanker Pacific shall convert to a FPSO. Maari, the largest oilfield […]

  • 21 November 2005

    The first offshore oil field ever to be developed in New Zealand, off the coast of Taranaki has been given the green light.

  • 8 April 2005

    Chinese and Saudi Arabian interests, with billions of dollars at their disposal, are behind moves to establish a sand-mining industry based in Taranaki. Representatives are in the region holding behind-the-scenes meetings with various parties over the industry, which they say has the potential to be one of New Zealand’s biggest export earners. If the proposal […]