TAG Oil Blog

2014 New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals Block Offer Awards

Cheal-E6 well perforated and production testing starts

Building strong minds and bodies

2014 TAG Oil Scholarship Winner

Drilling and optimization work has resumed in Taranaki

Farewell Ron, and welcome Dr. Ellenor

Congratulations to the Amber and Blacks, ITM Cup Champions!

TAG Oil sponsors a festive Taranaki community event

Unprecedented hydrocarbon pressures put a lid on Waitangi Valley-1

TAG Oil sponsors Tough Kid 2014!

NZCT AIMS GAMES International Sporting Championships

TAG Oil Proud to be an “Overall Energy Company of the Year” Finalist

Cheal Oil & Gas Field: Good News for Production and Development Drilling

Cheal South Permit Testing Update

Welcome aboard, Max

The Journey to Waitangi Valley-1

Year-end, and full speed ahead.

What oil and gas means to New Zealand

Strategy stays the course, even as new plans take shape

TAG Oil on The Globe’s list of "tempting takeover targets"

Shallow well development and exploration drilling update

TAG Oil's story gets shared via OTC Markets

Oil and gas drilling and production brought to life

Forging relationships in the Asia Pacific

Our offshore rig sails by the window

TAG Oil meets the public at the Hong Kong Mines & Money event

Another US-Based investment newsletter follows TAG Oil

Reporting on the Cardiff-3 deep gas well

Peanut butter & jelly, oil & gas, kids & dinosaurs

Report confirms Ng-1 oil generated from Whangai unconventional rocks

TAG's near-term catalysts noted in a new investor "Top-Picks" report

A view from the oil field

Protest leaflet gives TAG the opportunity to address misinformation

A quick update on Cardiff's deep gas/condensate well

Exchange approval for continued share buyback

Ngati Ruanui kaumatua Ngapari Nui and TAG Oil sow the seeds of respect

Q2 2014 continues exciting times for TAG

Plant news: Lifters lag, but Cheal E up and running in record time

Cheal-E individual well testing underway

Cardiff-3 deep gas drilling: One zone at a time, so far so good...

Perforation action shots at the Cheal-E2 site

30-Days' Deep on Cardiff-3 Drilling

Drilling Deep in the Taranaki Basin

Thanks, Mel!

FY 2014 Q1 Webcast & 12 Well Drilling Announcement

Prepping for a 12-well kickoff

100% compliance on the Ngapaeruru-1 well

Launching FY 2014 from a great platform

Praise and mutual respect at the Ngaere Cheal Plant Opening

Oil and gas exploration as (responsible) economic engine

Intersecting oil & gas shows in our East Coast Basin source rock

Targeting first oil & gas discovery potential in the ECB

Infrastructure complete: Let the behind-pipe oil and gas flow!

Macquarie Capital Markets joins TAG Oil coverage

Cheal production infrastructure update

TAG's East Coast Basin Exploration: Onward and Upward!

TAG Oil as Taranaki Basin corporate citizen

New Zealand awards TAG acreage in the Taranaki discovery fairway

Opportunity Arises: Energy Analysts bullish on TAG Oil

Taranaki Basin Oil and Gas Operations Update

High-impact frontier exploration in New Zealand’s East Coast & Canterbury Basins

Credit Suisse analysis? TAG Oil is differentiated from its peers.

Cheal A, B and C sites have new photos and new progress

National Bank Financial now covering TAG Oil

TAG Oil to be added to S&P/TSX SmallCap Index

Improvements are good for TAG Oil and the neighborhood

Cheal Oil & Gas Production Facility upgrades: well underway

Sidewinder Facility: updating TAG Oil’s gas-processing capacity

Warren Buffett and TAG Oil together in a Forbes post: That’s what we call good company.

TAG Oil closes bought-deal offering

TAG Oil a Top Pick on Business News Network

Dundee Securities now covering TAG

TAG Oil gets some love from “The Street”

Tracking TAG Oil’s production, development and infrastructure

Keeping infrastructure apace with oil and gas discoveries

Average BOE production costs go down, as oil and gas production increases

TAG Oil CEO & Controller visit the field

TAG Oil Double Vision

Cheal-B5 discovery well perf photos

Donating to the Stratford and Eltham Volunteer Fire Brigades

Cheal-C site testing photos

Cheal Production and Tag Exploration Activities Continue as Planned: Incorrect Reports in New Zealand Media.

Putting the Sidewinder Oil and Gas Facility through its paces

Sidewinder Production Facility nears completion

Farmout agreement with Apache Corporation on the East Coast Basin

TAG Oil-sponsored Taranaki bests Southland in Ranfurly Shield win!

TAG Oil's tanker trucks head out in New Zealand.

A gas tie-in primer from TAG Oil COO Drew Cadenhead P.Geol.

Winter scenes from Cheal.

TAG’s production capability soars.

Cheal Facility expands to help accommodate BOE from new wells.

This rock could power the world: Time Magazine and TAG Oil.

Construction update.

Great Sidewinder-2 test flow rates: ~1467 BOE per day.

Casey Research, LLC joins the list of analysts with an eye on TAG Oil.

Sidewinder-4 discovery well...good flow test.

Results in a 2-for-1 test on the Mt. Messenger and Moki Formations.

Strong flow test at Sidewinder 3 makes for more good news.

Cheal-B4ST exploration well gives us a strong flow test from multiple zones.

Cheal-B4ST exploration well perforation.

Cormark Securities, oil and gas analysts.

The roster of analysts continues to grow…as does TAG’s pipeline.

TAG gets a substantial oil and gas reserve increase from Sproule.

Cheal Exploration drilling with a step-out well.

TAG Sidewinder gas pipeline gets welded.

Flow test preparations.

Laying track: the Sidewinder gas pipeline is underway.

750 barrels a day…and that’s just the beginning.

Sidewinder oil discovery flow test preparations.

Sidewinder-4…another oil and gas strike.

Check out our new home.

Third time’s a charm…Sidewinder oil and gas discovery does it again.

Saluting some of the TAG New Zealand team

We’re on a roll.

Another light oil discovery at Cheal.

Preparations for Cheal-B4ST are in full swing

Sidewinder-2 began drilling today.

Phase II ends and Phase III begins.

The Sidewinder site: Prepped

Mt. Messenger’s first horizontal oil well gets exciting results.

Happy holidays everyone!

PEP 52181: An offshore exploration opportunity.

We just broke Cheal’s production volume record!

Mackie Research commences TAG Oil coverage.

Strong results at Sidewinder-1 flow test.

Horizontal drilling in New Zealand…just days away.

Sidewinder continues to impress.

Looking forward to Cardiff operations.

Light oil discovery at Sidewinder.

Busy and productive day with the guys from BJ.

"Big Wells Keep on Turning"….

Sidewinder-1 and Cheal-B3 operations going strong.

We should be working over Cheal-B3 by tomorrow if not earlier.

Sidewinder day 8, great photos from Drew in the field.

The Cardiff Deep Gas Discovery is TAG OIl's.

Operations have begun!

Taranaki oil and gas exploratory & development drilling gets started.

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