The 2018 New Zealand Petroleum Conference – Environmental Leaders Panel Announced


Registration is open for the 2018 New Zealand Petroleum Conference, to be held in Wellington 26-28 March.  Don’t miss out on the early benefits available, particularly the accommodation in Wellington as this will book out early.

Now is a good time to:

  • Visit the registration page for pricing
  • Book accommodation directly with the hotels, view the hotels and rates here – book soon to avoid disappointment!

Remember you don’t need to have finalised all your plans before registering.  You will receive a confirmation email with a login so you can return to the site to make any changes, although we encourage delegates to register early and secure accommodation if required.

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


The confirmed panelists for an engaging panel on strategic environmental issues relevant to the sector are:

Brian Sullivan

Brian joined IPIECA as the Executive Director in 2011 from the biofuels industry and following a 23 year career in BP. IPIECA is the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues. They have been championing good practice in environmental and social performance for over 40 years.
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Liv Esterhazy

CEO of WWF New Zealand
Livia joined WWF-New Zealand in May 2017 as CEO. After more than a decade managing advertising agencies, she reached a point in her career where she wants to apply her commercial expertise to make a positive contribution to the wider social good.
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Vicky Robertson

Chief Executive of Ministry for the Environment
Vicky Robertson is the Secretary for the Environment, appointed in April 2015. An internationally experienced executive with a background in law and economics, Vicky is a champion for inclusive growth, transparency and accountability in the state sector.
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The full conference programme will be announced on 20th November, 2017.


Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities at the Conference are selling fast, please contact the team to secure yours now.

The conference has already attracted a large number of high profile sponsors who have recognised the benefits of partnering with us to deliver New Zealand’s premier upstream petroleum conference.

Sponsorship at the conference provides an unparalleled opportunity to promote your brand to the over 500 delegates in attendance.

There are a range of packages available, designed for all budgets, each with a range of benefits. However, there are limited numbers available, so it is important that you move quickly to secure a sponsorship opportunity. You can view theSponsorship Opportunity document here.

For more information, please visit the sponsorship and exhibition web pages. Please also feel free to contact Carla O’Neil for Partnership enquiries.

We look forward to your participation at the 2018 New Zealand Petroleum Conference.

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