These jars, held at the Crown Minerals office in Wellington, hold a variety of oil types collected from wells and natural seeps. Their drill holes, field names or natural seep locations are as follows (all are in Taranaki unless indicated otherwise):
Top from left: Niagara-1 (West Coast), Stratford-1, Kāpuni field, Blackwater-1(West Coast), Pukemai-2
Middle from left: Tāriki-1, Ngaere-1, Waitangi seep (Gisborne), Galleon-1 (offshore Canterbury), Tariki-1A
Bottom from left: Toka-1, McKee field, Kōtuku seep (West Coast), Māui field, Māui-3
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Photograph by Alastair McLean
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