More links and websites
New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals
New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals provides a summary of petroleum resources in New Zealand.
Puke Ariki – Taranaki stories – Kāpuni
This page from Puke Ariki, the Taranaki Museum, gives the history of the Kāpuni gas field.
Synthetic fuel from Maui gas
An account of the history of the ‘Think Big’ movement and the decision to manufacture synthetic fuel from Maui gas.
More suggestions and sources
Judd, Warren. ‘New Zealand’s search for oil.’ New Zealand Geographic 23 (1994): 20–43.
Lambert, Ron. In crude state: a history of the Moturoa oilfield, New Plymouth. New Plymouth: Methanex New Zealand in association with the Taranaki Museum, 1995.
Nightingale, Tony. Mobil: 100 years in New Zealand. Wellington: Mobil Oil New Zealand, 1996.