Apr 13 - The Council of Trade Unions said today that it was heartened by yesterday’s announcement from the Government of a just transition for those in the oil and gas industries, but disappointed that the petroleum industry appears unwilling to face facts.
Apr 12 - The government is seeking to head off criticism of its decision to stop granting offshore oil and gas exploration permits by talking up the potential for a major oil and gas find in the Barque prospect, off the Canterbury coast
Apr 12 - New Zealand's only NZX-listed oil and gas explorer and producer says today's government announcements ending the issuance of offshore oil and gas exploration permits "will not have any immediate material impact" on its operations or earnings, but it will
Apr 12 - The 11 technical expert advisors providing independent advice to the Pike River Recovery Agency have been invited to a four day Agency Technical Experts Alliance workshop in Greymouth starting Monday 30 April.
Apr 12 - WWF-New Zealand welcomes today's announcement by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern that the government will not issue any further block offers for offshore oil and gas exploration. While Energy and Resources Minister Dr Megan Woods releases a block offer for limited onshore oil exploration today, the government is announcing that it will progressively reduce new block offers for onshore oil exploration to zero. In response, WWF-New Zealand CEO Livia Esterhazy said "This is a huge step forward for New Zealand, and a landmark moment in the transition to a clean energy economy. "Modelling by University College London suggests…
Apr 11 - The Marketing Association warns New Zealand firms must be far more proactive about protecting customer data or risk an increasingly stringent regulatory regime Continue to full article here | || April 11, 2018 |||
Apr 11 - Australian-owned New Zealand Steel is persisting with its campaign to secure greater protection from Chinese imports, lodging its third complaint that dumped foreign-produced goods are undercutting local manufacturers