Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2019

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Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of September 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General 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 made after complying with the requirements in sections 163(5) and 166(1) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2019.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 January 2020.

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 the table 10 set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

Schedule Table 10 of Schedule 2 replaced

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Table 10 Mining or purchasing natural gas

ClassEmissions factorUnit
Cheal53.59tCO2e/TJ
Kapuni53.40tCO2e/TJ
Kapuni LTS85.34tCO2e/TJ
Kowhai54.33tCO2e/TJ
Kupe53.44tCO2e/TJ
Maari53.48tCO2e/TJ
McKee54.44tCO2e/TJ
Mangahewa54.34tCO2e/TJ
Maui52.47tCO2e/TJ
Ngatoro–Kaimiro63.08tCO2e/TJ
Pohokura54.72tCO2e/TJ
Radnor61.46tCO2e/TJ
Rimū/Kauri52.03tCO2e/TJ
Sidewinder53.10tCO2e/TJ
Turangi54.25tCO2e/TJ
Waihapa52.47tCO2e/TJ
National average54.02tCO2e/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, which come into force on 1 January 2020, amend the Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Regulations 2009 (the principal regulations). These regulations replace table 10 in Schedule 2 of the principal regulations to—

  • update the default emissions factors for classes of mined or purchased natural gas to take account of changes in gas emissions; and

  • add the Radnor gas field to the classes of natural gas defined by reference to the field at which they are mined.

Regulatory impact assessment

The Ministry for the Environment produced a regulatory impact assessment on 15 August 2019 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 September 2019.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.