Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Regulations 2007

Reprint as at 1 September 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Regulations 2007

(SR 2007/138)

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 28th day of May 2007

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

Pursuant to section 105(1) of the Crown Minerals Act 1991, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


4Definition of map
5Definition of turning points
6Signing of documents
7Form of documents if not prescribed by chief executive
8Written documents [Revoked]
9Documents must be provided to Secretary electronically [Revoked]
10Headers for digital seismic survey data
11Form specified or described on website is acceptable to Secretary [Revoked]
12Secretary may dispense with regulation 9 requirements [Revoked]
13Permit holder may apply for extension of time within which document or thing must be provided
14Permit holder may apply for exemption from requirement to provide document or thing
15Prescribed forms [Revoked]
16Prescribed information for purposes of section 90B(1) of Act
17Application for prospecting permit
18Application for exploration permit (unless allocated by public tender) [Revoked]
19Application for mining permit (unless allocated by public tender)
20Application to extend area to which permit relates
21Application to extend duration of exploration permit (unless for purpose of discovery appraisal)
22Application to extend duration of exploration permit for purpose of discovery appraisal
23Application to extend duration of mining permit
24Application and notices to transfer, deal with, etc, permit
25Application to amend conditions of permit
26Application for consent to flare or vent petroleum
27Chief executive may grant consent to flare or vent petroleum with conditions
28Application for appointment of arbitrator in relation to access arrangement
29Notice of surrender of permit
30Notice of access arrangement
31Notice of intention to carry out geochemical, gravity, magnetic, or seismic survey
32Notice of intention to carry out well-drilling operations
33Notice of completion of well producing, or associated with producing, petroleum
34Notice of suspension of well-drilling operations
34ANotice of discovery
34BNotices of well-stimulation operations
34CNotices of well-workover operations
34DNotices of well-testing operations
34ENotice of abandonment of well
35Well-drilling operations must be carried out in accordance with good industry practice
36Permit holder must avoid wasting petroleum resources
37Permit holder may flare or vent petroleum only in certain circumstances
38Annual report on prospecting or exploration activities
39Annual report on mining activities and production operations
40Annual report on underground gas storage facilities
41Annual report on expenditure
42Reports and other documents on expiry or surrender of permit
43Reports and other documents required on revocation of permit
43AReports and other documents required if permit area partially surrendered or relinquished
44Reports on surveys
45Daily well-drilling report
45ADaily well-workover report
45BDaily well-testing report
46Well completion report and well-stimulation and testing activities report
47Well abandonment report
48Core analysis report
49Drill cuttings
50Core samples (other than sidewall core samples)
51Sidewall core samples
51AApplication of regulations 50 and 51 to coal seam gas operations
52Microfossil and petrographic material
53Oil samples
53AReports relating to royalties
54Publication of information supplied to chief executive
55Transitional provision
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