Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2021

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Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2021

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of September 2021

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 of Climate Change made after complying with sections 3A, 3B, and 163(5) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Amendment Regulations 2021.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 January 2022.

3 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 Schedule 2 amended

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Table 10 Mining or purchasing natural gas

ClassEmissions factorUnit
Cheal52.65tCO2e/TJ
Cheal and Cardiff54.47tCO2e/TJ
Copper Moki62.46tCO2e/TJ
Kapuni53.40tCO2e/TJ
Kapuni LTS86.46tCO2e/TJ
Kowhai54.28tCO2e/TJ
Kupe53.38tCO2e/TJ
Maari53.48tCO2e/TJ
McKee54.36tCO2e/TJ
Mangahewa54.36tCO2e/TJ
Maui52.63tCO2e/TJ
Ngatoro–Kaimiro63.99tCO2e/TJ
Pohokura54.88tCO2e/TJ
Radnor61.46tCO2e/TJ
Rimū/Kauri50.89tCO2e/TJ
Sidewinder54.13tCO2e/TJ
Supplejack49.46tCO2e/TJ
Turangi55.61tCO2e/TJ
Waihapa52.47tCO2e/TJ
National average 55.73tCO2e/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 2022, 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 Cheal and Cardiff, the Copper Moki, and the Supplejack gas fields to the classes of natural gas defined by reference to the field at which they are mined.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 September 2021.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.