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'Sabotaged' tanker in Gulf of Oman leaked oil
A satellite spotted an oil slick trailing from a tanker mysteriously attacked off the UAE on 12 May. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Sat 2:35am 

Major Auckland road closed due to oil spill - expect delays
The State Highway 1 Redoubt Rd on-ramp at Manukau has been closed following an oil spill from an earlier crash.The NZTA has alerted commuters to use alternative routes after the Redoubt Rd southbound on-ramp, and link to SH20 northbound,... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Thu 7:15am 

Christchurch dairy worker poisoned by gas returns to work
Apexa Parekh was serving a customer when she collapsed. She was unconscious for almost two hours. 
© 2019 Wed 12:25am 

Fonterra fears oil, gas exploration ban will limit its emissions reduction
The government's ban on oil and gas exploration might disrupt Fonterra's plans to switch from coal to gas at its dairy factories to improve its environmental impact, the dairy giant says. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Tue 9:15pm 

Oil and gas ban could force rethink of Fonterra's plans to cut coal
Uncertainty around gas supply means a rethink of coal conversions could be on the cards. 
© 2019 Tue 9:45am 

Tactix defeat Magic 60-48 in Christchurch
Producing their most accomplished outing of 2019, The Good Oil Tactix ended the season on a high outclassing the Splice Construction Magic 60-48 in Christchurch on Sunday. 
© 2019 Sun, 19 May 7:35pm 

Young Kiwis choose not to drive to reduce greenhouse gases
New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions are rising; some Kiwis are doing their bit to lower them. 
© 2019 Sat, 18 May 7:35am 

Nord Stream 2: Climate activists get into gas pipeline in Germany
The climate activists say using the Nord Stream 2 as a halfpipe is "more fun than fossil fuel". 
© 2019 BBCWorld Fri, 17 May 3:25am 

Electricity company blamed for deadliest California wildfire
Transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric caused the most destructive wildfire ever in California which killed 85 people last year, investigators say. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Thu, 16 May 1:25pm 

Southern Steel defeat Tactix 64-56 in Christchurch
Recovering from a slow start, the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel showed their class to motor past The Good Oil Tactix when posting a 64-56 win in Christchurch on Wednesday night. 
© 2019 Wed, 15 May 10:15pm 

Smelly fruit sees 500 people evacuated from university library
The stench of a durian fruit has caused a library in Australia to evacuate 500 people.Fire and rescue teams in the Australian Capital Territory were called out to investigate calls of "a strong smell of gas" inside the University... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Wed, 15 May 12:55am 

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Taranaki needs more time for clean energy transition, says National MP
New Zealand will not be ready to replace gas in 7-10 years' time, says National MP Gerry Brownlee. 
© 2019 Fri 7:25pm 

Oil spill closes motorway on-ramp near Manukau
Crews worked to clear the spill on a motorway on ramp, which came from an earlier crash in the area. 
© 2019 Thu 6:45am 

Indonesia arrests dozens after violent post-election clashes
Police fired tear gas after peaceful mass rallies against the re-election of President Joko Widodo turned violent. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Wed 7:05pm 

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Rig farewelled from Taranaki after Pohokura gas programme completed
A large jack up rig working off the North Taranaki coast is on the move. 
© 2019 Tue 1:05pm 

Greenhouse gas emissions: Govt opts for harsher penalties
The government has proposed further changes to the emissions trading scheme, including tougher penalties and higher costs for emitting greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Mon 1:25pm 

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Oil has been leaking into the sea from a US well for 14 years - it's finally contained
An oil sheen is now "barely visible" at the site of 14-year-old leak at a well in the Gulf of Mexico. 
© 2019 Fri, 17 May 8:15am 

Latest ETS reforms target transparency and compliance - Shaw
The second set of improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) have been announced to further encourage greenhouse gas emissions reductions and increase forestry planting, said the Minister for Climate Change. These latest changes will: 
© 2019 Thu, 16 May 6:05pm 

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OMV says gas disclosure expectations may be unrealistic
OMV says it supports greater disclosure of outages in the gas sector but is concerned some players may have unrealistic expectations of new rules intended to make that happen 
© 2019 Wed, 15 May 3:05pm 

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