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Anadarko Face Largest-ever Clean-up Bill in the US, Plan to Resume Oil Exploration in...

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | November 11, 2014

Anadarko Petroleum face a clean-up bill of US$5.15 Billion, the largest-ever environmental cleanup bill in the United States. The money will fund a variety of clean up projects across 2,000 U.S. sites, including US$1Billion...

Deep sea oil and gas drilling: not in New Zealand, not anywhere

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | September 17, 2013

Like the Arctic, the deep waters off the coast of New Zealand are under threat as oil and gas companies feverishly line up to start exploratory drilling operations in search of climate-destroying carbon fuel deposits. In a new oil...

Government too cosy for the truth on oil risk

Blog entry by Steve Abel | October 31, 2013

I never thought we’d be quoting the “drill baby drill” former US Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin on the risks of being too trusting of foreign oil companies but there you go. Since the release last week of our...

Banners on the beach for oil free seas

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 25, 2013

What an amazing turnout for Banners on the Beach! Little more than two weeks ago we put a call out for a mobilisation on the beach to support the Oil Free Seas flotilla . That’s not much lead in time but on Saturday we saw over...

Anadarko court case lost, but cowboys exposed

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 13, 2014

After the protests at sea against the Brazilian oil giant Petrobras’ deep sea drilling exploits off the East Cape were so successful , the National Government made certain aspects of protest at sea illegal with the Anadarko Amendment...

An eyewitness account of the Gulf of Mexico deep sea oil disaster

Blog entry by Mike Smith | June 6, 2013

John Wathen is an award winning photojournalist who recently toured Aotearoa recounting his experience both on the ground and in the air documenting the catastrophic 2011 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. John flew out over the gulf...

"Where our leaders fail us..." - The folly of fossil fools

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | November 13, 2013

This week, a flotilla of yachts will be leaving our shores and heading out to the deep waters off the coast of Raglan. Their purpose: to protest at Texan oil giant Anadarko’s plans to drill an exploratory well in our backyard. This...

Why I am sailing with the Oil Free Seas flotilla

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | November 16, 2013

I am setting sail with the Oil Free Seas flotilla . We’re heading towards the site where the now infamous Texan oil giant Anadarko will attempt to drill. It’s about 110 nautical miles to the west of Raglan, and around one and a half...

Waiting for the (ig)Noble Bob Douglas

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | November 18, 2013

Out on the Tasman it is still, sunny and calm. The water has been so flat lately that, ironically, it’s technically known as "oily seas" because there’s a sheen over the water. Take note of this though because it’s the only time you’ll...

Simon’s Story

Blog entry by Ana Mules | November 26, 2013

Every man has a story. A history. Here are a few blokes you may recognise, and the stories that define them: The Rock   A man of his word. Reliable. A muck in kinda bloke - the guy you call when you need a hand with one of...

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