Environmental Reporting, Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand
The location and extent of pending Newly Available Acreage (NAA) in the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone.
Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Method: Petroleum and mineral extraction includes all stages of the extraction cycle: prospecting, exploration, production, and decommissioning. The Newly Available Acreage (NAA) covers areas that will become available due to the expiry, surrender, revocation or relinquishment of a permit to a time-bound competitive allocation process.