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  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2014

    AWE Limited reports that as 6.00am New Zealand Daylight Time today the Pateke-4H development well was running the production tubing and associated equipment. The well, located in the Taranaki basin, offshore New Zealand, will then be suspended for later production. The installation of a sub-sea flow-line and ancillary control equipment to the Tui Field gathering system […]

  • 28 November 2012

    OMV New Zealand has signed a farm-in agreement for a 30% interest in a licence located off Taranaki, New Zealand. Under the agreement OMV will assume operatorship on or before 31 March, 2013 in the licence named the PEP 51313. “This farm-in works well with our strategy to mature opportunities in the Taranaki Basin in […]

  • 23 February 2015

    OMV New Zealand reportedly spilled crude oil in the ocean offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, on Friday, February 20, 2015. According to NZ media, the spill occurred during a routine transfer of oil from the Raroa FPSO to the Nectar oil tanker. has quoted Peter Zeilinger, managing director of OMV New Zealand Ltd as saying: “The transfer hose developed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 28 December 2018

    The Hague-based LNG giant Shell has completed the sale of its shares in New Zealand entities to OMV for $578 million.

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Administrators of Tamarind’s New Zealand subsidiary have revealed they would be looking to continue the Tui drilling campaign in the Taranaki Basin.

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Solstad Offshore has entered into a contract with OMV Taranaki for the provision of a platform supply vessel (PSV) for operations offshore New Zealand. 

  • 28 March 2014

    OMV New Zealand, on behalf of its Maari JV partners has announced that the jack-up drilling rig Ensco-107 has been unloaded from the heavy lift vessel Talisman in Admiralty Bay and is now on its way to the Maari field in the Taranaki Basin.   A blessing of the rig was performed by Ngati Koata and Ngati […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Decision-making Committee, appointed by the Board of the Environmental Protection Authority to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR), has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight. However, members of the Decision-making Committee did not agree in the final deliberations. Namely, Committee […]

  • 6 December 2013

    New Zealand’s Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges on Wednesday announced the award of ten new oil and gas exploration permits as a result of Block Offer 2013. The permits include five onshore permits across Taranaki and the East Coast and five offshore permits across the Reinga-Northland, Taranaki, and Great South-Canterbury Basins. Collectively the permits […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    OMV has discovered hydrocarbons at an exploration well offshore New Zealand.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Cue Energy has announced that production from the Maari MR7A development well, offshore New Zealand, has been brought on stream, with a provisional initial production rate between 1,500-2,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd). According to the press release, the optimal production rate will be determined after several weeks of production history, taking into account reservoir management […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Cue Energy Resources Ltd has been advised by OMV New Zealand Ltd, the Operator of permit PEP 51313, that at 07:30 hours (local time) on Friday 15th August 2014, the Whio-1 well was at a depth of 1,582m MDRT in 12.25″ hole, and is drilling ahead towards the planned total depth of 2,879m MDRT (2,754m TVDRT). Whio-1 is […]

  • 1 December 2014

    Austria’s OMV has announced “first oil” from its Maari redevelopment drilling campaign in New Zealand. The Maari redevelopment drilling campaign in New Zealand, also known as the Maari Growth project, aims to increase reserves, production and recovery from the producing Maari field. The well, known as MR-8A, was started on November 28 producing from a previously […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Archer said Monday the contract was for five wells, with two one-well extension options

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Operations this morning are continuing to plug and abandon the Oi-2 well in Petroleum Mining Permit 38158, offshore Taranaki, New Zealand. The next operation will be to abandon Oi-1 prior to releasing the rig. The well intersected the primary target Kapuni F10 sands and underlying secondary targets last week. No significant oil shows were encountered. […]

  • 30 March 2015

    New Zealand’s Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has launched Block Offer 2015, the annual tender for oil and gas exploration permits. “In 2012 the Government introduced the Block Offer regime which provides an efficient and transparent process for oil and gas permitting, and each year has attracted investment from experienced and capable operators. “Block […]