Search results for: Taranaki

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  • 6 December 2019

    OMV has been under attack by Greenpeace activists in New Zealand at two separate occasions. First, the protestor boarded OMV’s supply vessel and then moved the protests in front of OMV’s offices in Plymouth. 

  • 16 December 2010
    Business & Finance

      Canadian listed, New Zealand oil and gas producer TAG Oil Ltd. , announced today that the Company has completed the acquisition of a 20% interest in offshore exploration Permit PEP 52181, which covers a 42,379-acre area in the main Taranaki oil and gas discovery fairway. PEP 52181, operated by a subsidiary of Australian-based Roc […]

  • 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.

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has introduced ClassNK Consulting Service’s condition-based monitoring (CBM) system ClassNK CMAXS e-GICSX on its newbuild M/V Taranaki Sun, marking the system’s first commercial use.  The company selected the system for the 50,000 dwt tanker in order to reduce maintenance costs through the early detection of abnormalities and determine optimum […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Petrofac has been awarded a well project management contract from Tamarind Taranki Ltd (Tamarind) in New Zealand. 

  • 22 July 2011

    Container shipping giant Maersk says it is abandoning Port Taranaki — the North Island’s main west coast port…   (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, July 22, 2011;

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    AWE Limited as Operator of PMP 38158 has advised that the Pateke-4H subsea tie-back and installation project kicked off on Thursday March 5, with the arrival of the DOF Subsea Diving Support Vessel, the Skandi Singapore, at the Tui area. Tui area oil fields are located approximately 50 kilometres off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand. […]

  • 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:, October 17, 2011;

  • 22 July 2011

    Container shipping giant Maersk says it is abandoning Port Taranaki — the North Island’s main west coast port… (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, July 22, 2011;

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Oslo-listed offshore vessel operator DOF has won a contract for one of its anchor handlers in New Zealand.

  • 28 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    The New Zealand High Court has decided to uphold Kiwis Against Seabed Mining and Greenpeace appeal against the Environmental Protection Agency’s granting of a consent to Trans Tasman Resources to mine the seabed in the South Taranaki Bight. “This is a victory for the thousands of people who have protested and the 13,000 who made submissions […]

  • 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

  • 23 March 2016

    New Zealand Oil & Gas has informed that the joint venture in PEP 52181 (Kaheru), offshore South Taranaki, has submitted an application to surrender the permit. New Zealand Oil & Gas, the operator, announced in February that economic conditions could not support drilling the prospect before the commitment date of May 2016. Therefore, after exploring options to […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Greenpeace activists broke into Port Taranaki and boarded a support vessel on January 31.

  • 26 March 2018

    Malaysia’s Sapura Energy has entered into the New Zealand oil and gas market by farming into five offshore exploration permits within the Taranaki Basin. The farm-in agreements are with Austria’s OMV and Japan’s Mitsui. “We are excited about our entry into New Zealand which may open up opportunities in a proven area for Sapura E&P,” said […]

  • 4 June 2014

    The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has found regulation in New Zealand is not adequate for managing the environmental risks of oil and gas drilling, especially if the industry expands beyond Taranaki. In her 2012 report into fracking, Commissioner Jan Wright found that much of the concern about fracking was associated with the expansion of […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    AWE Limited, as Operator of Petroleum Mining Permit 38158 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, has released a final update concerning the Oi-2 well. The company has reported that plug and abandonment operations for the Oi-1 and Oi-2 exploration wells have been completed. The Kan Tan IV drill rig was released at 13:00 hours (1.00 pm) NZDT on Saturday, 19 July […]

  • 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 April 2014

    New Zealand Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today launched the third annual Block Offer for oil and gas exploration.

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Decision Making Committee (DMC), appointed by the Board of the Environmental Protection Authority to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR), has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight. The Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) DMC decision is the first approval for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.