Latest on Dunedin’s offshore oil and gas prospects

This has to be reason enough to challenge DCC’s proposed Dunedin Harbourside Plan Change in terms of purpose and extent.

Support existing businesses, including the engineering cluster, remaining on the harbourside for a very long time!

### ODT Online Fri, 26 Feb 2010
US giant joins Origin in oil, gas search
By Simon Hartley
United States-based giant Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is to contribute $US30 million ($NZ43.1 million) towards exploration of oil and gas prospects about 65km off the coast of Dunedin – with the possibility of a deep-water oil rig arriving next year. Australian-listed Origin Energy, which holds the exploration permit covering the Carrack and Caravel prospects, announced Anadarko’s 50% interest yesterday.
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  1. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Online Tue, 16 Aug 2011
    Shell buys into Great South Basin exploration
    Fuel giant Shell has bought into the search by Austrian company OMV for fossil fuels in deep water off the Otago coast. After spending $50 million exploring the Great South Basin with two-dimensional surveys over four years OMV was looking for another party with deep water exploration experience and today announced its joint venture with Shell. A three-dimensional seismic survey will step up the search for fuel and will begin later this year. The programme will be carried out by the ship Polarcus Alima and is expected to cover about 3000sq km. NZPA
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