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  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 6 March 2015

    AWE Limited, as Operator of PMP 38158 off new Zealand, has informed that the Pateke-4H subsea tie-back and installation project started on March 5, 2015. The project started with the arrival of the DOF Subsea Diving Support Vessel, the “Skandi Singapore”, at the Tui area oil fields located approximately 50 kilometres off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand. […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Austrian oil and gas company OMV has reportedly hired a jack-up drilling rig owned by COSL Drilling.

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A report by the Cawthron Institute shows there are likely to be a good number of important habitats in and around the area where Trans Tasman Resources re-applied for a marine licence to mine the seabed. “That a new report shows plenty of marine life in the South Taranaki Bight in the area a seabed mining […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council’s $3.4 million investment to increase the town’s flood protection. The three-year upgrade, finished on time and within budget, is designed to withstand the high and fast-moving flows of a one-in-100-year Waitara River flood, up from the old safeguard that only provided a one-in-30-year protection, according to […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Project & Tenders

    OMV is drilling ahead towards the planned total depth of 2,879m MDRT (2,754m TVDRT) at its Whio prospect, in the Taranaki basin, offshore New Zealand.

  • 10 February 2014

    AWE has started drilling operation at its first of two wells in PMP 38158, located in the offshore Taranaki Basin, New Zealand. The Pateke-4H development well started drilling at 10.45 hours (10.45am NZDT) on Sunday, 9 February 2014. As at 06:00 hours (6.00am NZDT) today, operations had drilled a 36” hole to a depth of 234 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand subsidiary of Malaysia’s energy company Tamarind Resources has gone into voluntary administration due to an “unsustainable financial position.”

  • 14 December 2016

    Tamarind Management has made a move to buy more stake in the Tui area oil fields offshore New Zealand after it had entered into an agreement with the operator AWE to buy its entire 57.5% interest in the area.  Namely, AWE concluded its divestment program on Tuesday after agreeing to sell the Tui area oil fields to […]

  • 13 March 2015

    Kea Petroleum plc, the oil and gas company focused on New Zealand, has announced the relinquishment of its Mercury permit, PEP 52333, offshore Taranaki, New Zealand. Mercury permit This permit was awarded to Kea on October 13, 2010. The permit covers an area of 232.5 km², mainly offshore in the north Taranaki area. As part […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 12 October 2012

    A conditional agreement has been reached for New Zealand Oil & Gas Limited to acquire a 6.667 per cent interest in Petroleum Exploration Permit (PEP) 38451, located offshore from Taranaki. Five per cent of the interest is carried. If the transaction is completed, NZOG would acquire 6.111 per cent from Global Resource Holdings, LLLP and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 February 2013

    OMV has hired the jack-up rig ENSCO 107  to complete a planned multi-well drilling campaign at the Maari Field, offshore New Zealand. According to Cue Energy, a company which owns a 5 per cent stake in the project, significant undeveloped reserves remain at Maari and Manaia and additional drilling and enhancement of the water injection […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Decision-making Committee appointed by the Environmental Protection Authority to consider an application by Trans-Tasman Resources to mine ironsand off the Taranaki Bight has announced an extension to its deliberations. The committee, which began its consideration of the application following the formal closure of the hearing on May 31, will now deliver its decision to […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    AWE Limited, as Operator of Petroleum Mining Permit 38158 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, reports that, as at 06:00 hours (6.00am) NZDT today, the Oi-2 exploration well was at a measured depth of 1,505 metres. The 9 5/8” casing string has been installed and cemented at a depth of 1,487 metres. Preparations are underway to start drilling ahead to […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Green Party of New Zealand has put forward a plan to create a research institute that would focus on tidal and wave energy technologies in the west of New Zealand’s North Island.

  • 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 […]