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Block Offer 2016 announced

Speaking at the New Zealand Petroleum Conference, Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today opened the Block Offer 2016 tender for petroleum exploration permits.

Aeromagnetic surveys in Nelson and Marlborough

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has announced that the government’s latest programme of aeromagnetic surveys will begin in Nelson and Marlborough from 27th November 2015.

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Working together for a safer industry

This month will mark the fifth anniversary of the Pike River mining tragedy. The tragedy changed the mining health and safety landscape in New Zealand forever. 29 men lost their lives and it can’t be allowed to happen again.