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OMV New Zealand

OMV is a hydrocarbon producer providing natural gas to New Zealand as part of the energy transition.

OMV New Zealand has been active here since 1999 when it acquired shares in the Maari oil field. It has since expanded into a range of other assets through subsequent acquisitions, these include the Māui gas field and a 74% share in the Pohokura gas field. OMV New Zealand also holds interests in three operated exploration permits.

OMV New Zealand prides itself on its high health, safety and environment standards. It strives to be a very responsible operator, exceeding requirements wherever possible. We strive to maintain good relationships with iwi, hapū and wider communities near our operations.

Being socially responsible is a key part of OMV’s approach to sustainability and we actively support the communities where we opperate.

OMV New Zealand is a subsidiary of the OMV Group which is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. The company is very active in a number of sustainability initiatives ratings-indices.