http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Drilling advances https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/columns/drilling-advances New Zealand’s faux ban Australia will pay back Timor-Leste's oil revenue, Jose Ramos-Horta says https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/4/20/australia-will-pay-back-timor-lestes-oil-revenue-jose-ramos-horta-says Jose Ramos-Horta says he is confident Australia will reimburse ‘every cent it wrongly received’ after the countries signed a maritime border treaty last year. Shell completes $578-million sale of its New Zealand entities https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/12/28/shell-completes-578-million-sale-of-its-new-zealand-entities Royal Dutch Shell plc has completed the sale of its shares in Shell entities in New Zealand, to OMV for $578 million. Petrofac awarded well project management contract on New Zealand's North Island https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/28/petrofac-awarded-well-project-management-contract-on-new-zealands-north-island Petrofac's Engineering and Production Services business has strengthened its presence in Australasia following the award of a Well Project Management contract from Tamarind Taranki Ltd (Tamarind). New Zealand's suspension of offshore licensing unlikely to have immediate effect, says GlobalData https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/4/new-zealands-suspension-of-offshore-licensing-unlikely-to-have-immediate-effect-says-globaldata In April 2018, the New Zealand government announced that it would no longer grant new offshore oil and gas exploration permits. According to leading data and analytics company GlobalData, the suspension of new offshore licensing is unlikely to have an immediate impact on the oil or gas sector, but does signal the possibility of increased restrictions in the future. New Zealand draws "line in the sand" with exploration ban https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/12/new-zealand-draws-line-in-the-sand-with-exploration-ban New Zealand will stop granting offshore oil and gas exploration permits, saying it is committed to playing its part in tackling climate change. Shell sells New Zealand interests to OMV for $578 million https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/16/shell-sells-new-zealand-interests-to-omv-for-578-million Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), reached an agreement today to sell its shares in Shell entities in New Zealand, to OMV for $578 million. Over $57 billion to be spent on Oceania’s upstream projects by 2025, GlobalData says https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/15/over-57-billion-to-be-spent-on-oceania-s-upstream-projects-by-2025-globaldata-says An average capex of $7.1 billion per year is forecast to be spent on 31 upcoming oil and gas fields in Oceania between 2018 and 2025, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. World of Oil and Gas https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/march-2018/news-resources/world-of-oil-gas TAG Oil Ltd. (70%), operator of the Puka permit (PEP 51135) in New Zealand’s Taranaki basin, said the Pukatea-1 exploration well was drilled to 10,170 ft, MD, encountering variable hydrocarbon shows. TAG Oil reports potential oil pay in New Zealand's Taranaki basin https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/13/tag-oil-reports-potential-oil-pay-in-new-zealands-taranaki-basin TAG Oil Ltd. has provided a positive update on its Pukatea-1 exploration well, which was spudded on Jan. 24, 2018. The Pukatea-1 well is located in TAG Oil’s operated Puka permit (PEP 51135, 70% TAG Oil) in the Taranaki basin of New Zealand.