We Are Explorers
From New Zealand

We explore in the spirit of our forebears.
Their ingenuity. Their optimism.
We keep the flame alive that is at the heart of this country the impulse to search, to explore, to seek the undiscovered.

Corporate Activity

The 2015 Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, 29 October. View the results and webcast here


Company Reports

Quarterly Activities report for the 3 months to 31 December 2015 is here 



New Zealand Oil & Gas has increased its Kupe reserves by 34.7%.

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Producing Assets

New Zealand Oil & Gas has production interests in New Zealand, Indonesia and the United States.

In Our Communities

New Zealand Oil & Gas looks for enduring relationships built on mutual advantage and on trust and support. We support science and discovery, so that we leave our community and environment better off because of our involvement.

Dinosaur Footprints

Every day we continue to search for ancient life beneath the surface – exploring the unknown to discover oil and gas.


New Zealand Oil & Gas has an extensive portfolio of exploration acreage around New Zealand, two major producing assets, and interests in international diversification.


The company has explored successfully in Indonesia and continues to balance its New Zealand portfolio with  international opportunities.

New Zealand

New Zealand Oil & Gas has interests in three offshore producing fields in the prolific Taranaki basin – Kupe, Tui and Maari.


Cue acquired an 80 per cent interest in the producing Pine Mills area oil fields located in onshore Wood Country, East Texas USA, in June 2015.


New Zealand Oil & Gas, through its 48.11 per cent interest in Cue Energy, has a portfolio of substantial exploration acreage offshore, Western Australia.

Our Values

New Zealand Oil & Gas is a values based business.
We are honest, transparent and ethical. Respect the culture, values, law and regulations of the countries we operate in.

Deep Sea Facts

Extracting natural resources is a process full of incredible science, cutting edge technology and heavy manpower. Find out more facts about exploring for oil offshore through an infographic