Methane-sniffing satellite investment

Barry Brill made this Official Information request to Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

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From: Barry Brill

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

You have recently abbounced a $26 million investment in a joint venture with the US Environmental Defence Society to launch a satellite to measure methane emissions by the oil and gas industry. Please provide details of the business case supporting this investment and identify the 2019 budgetary appropriation which will fund it.

Yours faithfully,

Barry Brill

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Ref: 1920-0789

 

Dear Barry

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 14 November 2019 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

You have recently abbounced a $26 million investment in a joint venture
with the US Environmental Defence Society to launch a satellite to measure
methane emissions by the oil and gas industry. Please provide details of
the business case supporting this investment and identify the 2019
budgetary appropriation which will fund it.

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course. If you have any enquiries regarding
your request feel free to contact us via email [MBIE request email] or using
the contact details below.

 

Nāku noa, nā

Ministerial Services

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

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