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Oil prices poised to rise…

We keep hearing it. Oil prices are rising.  Or the most recent article we’ve run across: “Oil Prices Poised to Rise as Cycle Comes to an End,” posted by Oil Price. As we all know, oil has always been very cyclical.  But the down cycle has outlasted the average down cycle, which historically runs no…

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Successful Flow Tests at the Pukatea-1 Well

A new TAG Oil oil and gas discovery in the Taranaki Basin has TAG and its shareholders pleased and optimistic. Especially with Brent oil prices back up around the $70 mark. When we entered New Zealand exploration so many years ago, we were well aware of the potential of the prospect-rich oil and gas fairways,…

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Why are oil & gas equities suffering while crude prices are strong?

Over the past year, there has been a remarkable recovery in oil prices, with Brent up over 40% from this time a year ago (and up about 60% since the lows of June 2017). Oil and gas equities however, have not fared as well as the underlying commodity. The NASDAQ Large Cap Oil & Gas…

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TAG attends the 30th annual ROTH conference

TAG Oil recently attended the 30th annual ROTH Conference in Dana Point, California. The ROTH Conference is one of the leading events in the US for companies and investors in the small-to-mid-cap space. It attracts more than 500 companies and 5,000 attendees annually. Representing TAG for the second year in a row were CEO Toby…

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A look at Cheal E with COO, Henrik Lundin

TAG Oil COO, Henrik Lundin gives us another on-site peek, this time at Cheal E.  Cheal is one of TAG’s core producing areas in the Taranaki Basin, with 39 wells drilled to date.  At this time, the TAG team is focusing on increasing production through a waterflood program. We’re still testing, but current injections rates…

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Exuberant oil demand

Saudi Energy Minister, Khalid al-Falih, throws caution out the window and predicts that demand for oil and gas this year, could turn out to be “way in excess” of 2017’s exuberant levels. Demand has played a significant part in oil price recovery in early 2018 where it hit a three-year high. With the ever-increasing consumption…

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More questions answered!

Round two of your questions with TAG Oil CEO, Toby Pierce is here.  What did we talk to Toby about this time around? Acquisitions, share price, debt, and the latest on Australian permit PL17, with news on our 3D seismic results! If you have any unanswered questions, we are always here for you. Just email…

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Here’s what to do in a volatile stock market

It’s been more than a roller coaster ride lately, as the US stock market declines one day and rises the next, dips again the next day and soars up again the next.  As an investor our fear and greed buttons are taunted daily as we decide whether to buy or sell, and sometimes these decisions…

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A weekend of networking, close to home

TAG Oil was recently in Whistler BC for the 2018 Capital Event Conference. Over the course of three days, Chris Beltgens (TAG’s VP of Corporate Development) met with a number of peer companies active in the resource sector, and had 18 one-on-one meetings with resource investors from the Vancouver area, Calgary and Toronto. This was…

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