New Zealand

Pukatea-1 successfully flows oil in NZ

Australia’s Melbana Energy Limited reports that a successful successful production test has been undertaken at the Pukatea-1 in onshore Taranaki Basin permit PEP-51153 in New Zealand. Melbana said the production test of the Pukatea-1 oil zone found in the Mt.

Melbana says NZ well spud is imminent

ASX-listed Melbana Energy Limited report that spudding of the high impact Pukatea-1 exploration well in New Zealand onshore permit PEP 51153 is imminent with the drilling rig being mobilised to site. Melbana said mobilisation and preparatory activities are expected to

NZ Permit fees on the rise

THE New Zealand Government has elected to increase petroleum and minerals permit fees despite its resources sector facing difficult times. New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals (NZP&M) reported that following consultation the decision was take raise fee costs to help the

PEPANZ welcomes new marine economy report

THE Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand(PEPANZ) has welcomed a new Statistics New Zealand report that highlights the importance of the oil and gas sector to New Zealand’s marine economy. The report, New Zealand’s marine economy: 2007-13, released