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Partial fees changes approved

Proposals to reduce fees for offshore petroleum prospecting permits and offshore minerals permits have been approved by Government.

Block Offer 2014 - New area of consultation

An area in offshore Taranaki has become available for exploration that New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals would like to include in the Block Offer 2014 tender.

Block Offer 2014 consultation begins

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today announced the start of the Block Offer 2014 process for awarding oil and gas exploration permits.

Oil and gas exploration tender announced

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today announced details of the Government’s second round to attract competing bids for oil and gas exploration permits.