Story: Geological exploration

Oil platform, Taranaki

Oil platform, Taranaki

The Māui-A platform on the continental shelf west of Taranaki is used for production wells into the Māui gas field. It is also the terminus for the undersea pipeline that takes gas and condensate ashore.

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Simon Nathan, 'Geological exploration - Studying the sea floor and earthquakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2021)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006