New Zealand bans new offshore oil and gas exploration in quest for net zero emissions

New Zealand bans new offshore oil and gas exploration in quest for net zero emissions

Updated April 12, 2018 15:34:18 Photo: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has committed to slashing the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. (AP: Mark Baker, file) Permits for offshore oil and gas exploration will no longer be issued by the New Zealand Government as part of its commitment to a clean …

Conventional onshore gas exploration on rise in Central Australia, while mineral sector slowly recovering – ABC Rural

Conventional onshore gas exploration on rise in Central Australia, while mineral sector slowly recovering – ABC Rural

Despite a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing of onshore unconventional reservoirs in the Northern Territory, onshore conventional gas exploration is ramping up in Central Australia. While industry and residents wait for the NT Government to make a policy announcement on hydraulic fracturing, expected at the end of this month, onshore exploration …