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Welcome to Advantage NZ: Geotechnical Petroleum Forum 2014

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Thank you to everyone who contributed to and attended the Advantage NZ: Geotechnical Petroleum Forum 2014.

Over 300 people from overseas and throughout New Zealand attended the sold-out two-day event.

The feedback we’ve had has been incredibly positive, particularly in support of an event focussed on prospectivity, data and technical developments.

For those of you who could not make it – or who want to revisit some of the thought provoking presentations from our programme, we have posted copies of the presentations online, and in some cases we even have video recordings of the event – including Minister Simon Bridges announcement of Block Offer 2014, which you can view below.


Address by Honourable Simon Bridges, Minister of Energy and Resources, New Zealand Government


View the Advantage NZ 2014 programme, speaker presentations, and presentation videos

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Advantage NZ 2014 Awards

Congratulations to the following winners:


Best Presentation (Sponsored by Schlumberger)

Cathal Reilly, PhD Candidate, GNS Science

Best Technical Poster

Dr Malcolm Arnot, Petroleum Geologist, GNS Science

Core plug Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) analysis: what can we actually measure?

Best Student Poster

Michael Clark, Masters Student, Victoria University of Wellington

Neogene evolution of the Otago shelf

Exclusive speaker preview interview videos

Prior to Advantage NZ 2014, Freeman Media recorded several video interviews with Advantage NZ speakers.



Key event dates


1 April 2014

Evening welcome reception - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.

PEPANZ Deal Day - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.

2-3 April 2014

Advantage NZ: Geotechnical Petroleum Forum 2014: Formal presentations - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.

4 April 2014

Interactive technical workshops - held at GNS Science, Lower Hutt, Wellington.


Advantage NZ Petroleum Conference 2015

Save the date!

29 March - 1 April 2015

Skycity, Auckland, New Zealand

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Last updated 14 April 2014

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