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Structure of the gas industry

The chart below illustrates the main parts of the upstream and downstream gas sectors. The upstream sector is governed primarily through the Crown Minerals Act 1991, administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Gas Industry Co's role under the Gas Act encompasses the downstream sector, comprising processing facilities, transmission, distribution, wholesale and consumer markets. Gas Industry Co's regulatory oversight encompasses the downstream sector comprising processing facilities, transmission, distribution and the consumer markets.


Structure of gas industry updated Nov 2017 ID 23245

Details of each sector are available in The New Zealand Gas Story which comprises the following chapters:

• Gas Industry and Policy Evolution
• Gas Contribution to Energy Supply
• Government Policy Framework
• Regulatory Framework
• Exploration and Production
• Gas Processing
• Gas Transmission
• Gas Distribution
• Wholesale Market
• Retail Market
• Gas Pricing
• Gas Metering
• Gas Safety
• Environmental Sustainability

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