Environmental Reporting, Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand
The location of petroleum wells 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 location of petroleum wells is derived from petroleum prospecting, exploration and mining permits.
The accuracy of the data source is of high quality.
For further information please see: http://www.nzpam.govt.nz/cms/investors/permits/petroleum-permits