New Zealand releases 2020 block options

New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals has released the proposed oil and gas exploration blocks for 2020, which are located onshore the Taranaki region. Read more

Ventia to rebrand Broadspectrum following acquisition

Ventia has acquired infrastructure specialist Broadspectrum from Ferrovial, strengthening its capabilities to deliver production drilling, well drilling and well servicing, smart shutdowns, and construction services in the oil and gas industry.

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Horizon plots NZ project life extension

Horizon Oil has continued to deliver strong oil production from its stakes in the Maari and Manaia fields, New Zealand, with 310,122 barrels of oil recorded in the company’s 2020 half year report. Read more

Beach abandons New Zealand well

Beach Energy has advised that OMV, operator of the Tawhaki-1 exploration well in the Great South Basin offshore New Zealand, has reached a target measured depth of 2980m at the prospect. Read more

Beach increases budget for 2020 project development

Beach Energy managing director Matt Kay has applauded the company for its “extremely active” drilling across the Cooper, Perth and Otway Basins during the December 2019 half year, with 105 wells drilled at a success rate of 83 per cent. Read more