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The Press: Oil drilling deal off NZ ‘a bad joke’

Peter Griffin posted in on June 2nd, 2010.

John Hartevelt of The Press writes about the reactions to yesterday’s announcement that Brazilian oil company Petrobras was to be given an oil exploration drilling permit for New Zealand waters. The 5 year permit, which covers the Raukumara Basic off the east coast of the North Island, has drawn the ire of environmentalists, who say […]

TNVZ/One News: Brazil giant to explore NZ oil

Peter Griffin posted in on June 2nd, 2010.

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has been granted the right to look for for oil drilling spots in the Raukumara Basin, off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island. The company has been given a 5 year exploration permit, covering an area of over 12,000 square kilometres. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Energy and […]

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