Tamarind Taranaki Limited

Decision Date: 19 June 2020

On 8 March 2018, Tamarind Taranaki Limited lodged applications for marine consent and marine discharge consent for development drilling activities in the Tui Field, offshore Taranaki.

Tamarind’s applications are for the drilling of up to five sidetrack development wells from up to four of its existing wells, including the associated logistical and environmental monitoring activities.

Tamarind's applications also include a marine discharge consent to discharge offshore processing drainage from deck drains aboard a drill rig. 

Latest update - 21 August 2020

On 19 December 2019, Tamarind Taranaki Limited went into receivership and liquidation. On 19 June 2020, the liquidators transferred, in whole, the marine consent and marine discharge consent EEZ100016 to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment and provided written notice to the EPA.

View the transferred marine consent and marine discharge consent (PDF, 1.3MB)

Board of Inquiry decision available - 26 February 2019

On 18 February 2019, the Board of Inquiry granted, subject to conditions, the marine consent and marine discharge consent applications to Tamarind Taranaki Limited. The decision was publicly released on 26 February 2019.

View the Board of Inquiry's decision (PDF, 2.2MB)

The applications

Learn more about Tamarind’s applications for marine consent and marine discharge consent and view the application documents.

Decision makers and procedures

View information about the Board of Inquiry appointed for Tamarind Taranaki Ltd's applications for publicly notified marine consents.

Submissions

View the submissions and public notice for Tamarind's applications for marine consent and marine discharge consent.

Contact us

Contact information for Tamarind's development drilling applications.

Correspondence to and from the Board

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Reports and advice

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Evidence and expert conferencing

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The Hearing

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Decision

On 18 February 2019 the independent Board of Inquiry granted, subject to conditions, the marine consent and marine discharge consent applications to Tamarind Ta...