Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2016

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Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2016

Hon Sir William Young, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of September 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

These regulations are made under section 163 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Climate Change Issues made after complying with sections 3A(g), 163(5), and 166(1) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 January 2017.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Regulations 2009 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 2 amended

In Schedule 2, replace table 10 with:

Table 10 Mining or purchasing natural gas

ClassEmissions factorUnit
Kapuni53.40tCO2e/TJ
Kapuni LTS85.89tCO2e/TJ
Kowhai53.55tCO2e/TJ
Kupe53.27tCO2e/TJ
McKee53.05tCO2e/TJ
Maari53.48tCO2e/TJ
Mangahewa53.82tCO2e/TJ
Maui52.55tCO2e/TJ
Ngatoro–Kaimiro54.59tCO2e/TJ
Pohokura54.69tCO2e/TJ
Rimū/Kauri52.00tCO2e/TJ
Turangi55.02tCO2e/TJ
National average53.87tCO2e/TJ

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations amend the Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Regulations 2009. The amendment comes into force on 1 January 2017.

The amendment replaces table 10 in Schedule 2 to update the emissions factor for natural gas from each of the following fields: Kapuni LTS, Kupe, McKee, Mangahewa, Maui, and Pohokura. The national average emissions factor is also updated.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 September 2016.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.