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As a valued stakeholder, we want you to be the first to know that early bird registration is open for the 2018 New Zealand Petroleum Conference, to be held in Wellington 26-28 March.

Please visit the registration page on the conference website for pricing and the link to register.

For any registration queries, please contact the team at or +64 9 309 2440.


The call for abstracts for the 2018 Petroleum Conference is open. Each year the conference highlights and defines the issues, challenges and opportunities for upstream petroleum exploration and development on a national and international level. Please submit your abstract here.

The conference theme for 2018 is Poised for Action, Ready for Growth and there will be three streams:

  • Technology & Engineering
  • Geoscience
  • Community, Commercial & Regulatory

The conference programme will include a selection of speakers from the call for abstracts, keynote speakers and others invited by PEPANZ and the conference programme committees.

Please note that abstract submissions will close on 20 September, 2017 at 5:00pm NZST. Confirmed speakers will then be advised on 17 November, 2017.


Please visit the Accommodation page on the conference website for a list of preferred hotels and to see their special conference room rates. On this page, you will also find links to book your hotel of choice directly – be quick to avoid disappointment.


Partnership and Exhibition opportunities are available for The 2018 New Zealand Petroleum Conference.

If your organisation would like to develop and/or enhance business relationships with key decision makers in the  oil and gas sector, please visit the Partnership page on the conference website or contact our Partnership Manager, Rebecca Clements.

We look forward to your participation in The 2018 New Zealand Petroleum Conference.

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