The crude truth about deep-sea oil drilling in Aotearoa.

Many of us watched dumbfounded as the oil-spill disaster in the US Gulf of Mexico unfolded in 2010. Amazingly, as the oil was gushing from BP’s well, Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee was issuing permits for deepwater exploration to be carried out here. Mr Brownlee never questioned Petrobras’ environmental record – which happens to be terrible.

Oil Factsheet.