NZP&M Block Offer 2016 Consultation now open
Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has opened consultation on the proposed Petroleum Block Offer 2016.
New Minerals Guidelines
New guidelines have been developed to assist with mineral permit applications and mineral permit reporting requirements.
Data Pack 2015 Now Available
Our most comprehensive pack yet, featuring 11 exciting new projects.
The Core Store
The National Core Store houses both petroleum and minerals core, and has fit-for-purpose viewing facilities.
Public information factsheets
Find out more about how the government manages New Zealand's oil, gas and minerals industry
Checks and balances: responsible development of petroleum and minerals in New Zealand
Over the last few months the regulation of the petroleum and minerals sector has been a subject of some debate.
Attention has been on the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), and what recent marine consent decisions mean for the fledgling seabed mining industry.
How the government manages the industry
Multiple government agencies, together with regional and district councils, share the responsibility for regulating petroleum and minerals activities in New Zealand. This activity is carefully managed at every step.