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New Zealand Petroleum Basin Explorer (PBE)

The New Zealand Petroleum Basin Explorer (PBE) is an interactive web-based tool that allows users to discover and access a wide range of exploration and research geoscience data from across the New Zealand sub-continent, using both geographically-based and text searches.

Access here. GNS Science and New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals' petroleum data for the whole of New Zealand.

Free to use, registration required, GIS-based system including:

  • GNS Science's petroleum exploration products and services
  • Petroleum Exploration Geoscience Initiative (PEGI) data
  • Petroleum acreage, offers, applications and work programmes
  • Petroleum well data and report abstracts
  • 2D and 3D seismic data coverage and report abstracts
  • Swath and research seismic data coverage and metadata
Petroleum Basin Explorer