8 Rivers hydrogen a 'last gasp' effort by oil and gas sector - Greenpeace

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Mon, 26 Nov 2018

By Pattrick Smellie Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Greenpeace is labelling a proposal to build a multi-billion dollar electricity, hydrogen and urea plant in Taranaki a "last gasp" effort by the oil and gas sector to prolong its life in New Zealand. Steve Abel, campaign head for the environmental lobby group, said the project is using gas as a "Trojan horse" to keep the oil and gas sector alive. Details of the Pouakai project, backed by the US company 8 Rivers, are emerging as part of an application for a Provincial Growth Fund loan of up to...
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