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PEPANZ is an incorporated society, operating as a trade association, which promotes the interests of petroleum producers and explorers in New Zealand.


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Hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’ is an engineering process used in a small number of land-based wells to create micro-fissures in rock deep underground to help natural gas or oil to flow freely.

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New Zealand Petroleum Conference 2017

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The New Zealand Petroleum Conference is New Zealand's premier upstream oil and gas event, attracting large numbers of delegates from both across the country and around the world. Join us in New Plymouth in March 2017 to learn more about the future potential of the New Zealand's petroleum sector.