Latest Energy in New Zealand Stories

2008-08-07 15:00:49

TARANAKI'S Pohokura gasfield has just had its reserves massively upgraded, making it New Zealand's biggest oil producer as well as its second-biggest gas producer. Figures published in the Economic Development Ministry's latest energy data file show that Pohokura's total gas reserves have been upgraded 24 per cent, while oil reserves have gone up 38 per cent. Pohokura is operated by 48 per cent owner Shell, which said yesterday it did not publicly comment on reserves information. Todd...

2008-08-07 15:00:49

By MAETZIG, Rob TARANAKI'S Pohokura gasfield has had its reserves upgraded -- meaning it is now not only the country's second- biggest gas producer, but the biggest oil producer as well. Figures published in the Ministry of Economic Development's latest energy data file show that Pohokura's total gas reserves have been upgraded 24%, while oil reserves have gone up 38%. Such statistics are collected by the Ministry from the operators of various petroleum production permits in New...

2008-03-10 09:01:15

Southern California Edison has begun construction of the Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project in the US state of California. The project will include a series of new and upgraded high-voltage transmission lines capable of delivering 4,500MW of electricity from wind farms and other generating companies in the northern Los Angeles and eastern Kern counties. The first three segments will include the Windhub and Highwind substations, located near Mojave and Monolith; a 25.6-mile, 500kV...

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