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Senate Communications

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Years of operation in O&G industry: 1-4 years
Brief company description:
Senate is one of New Zealand’s leading communication consultancies with offices in Wellington, Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne and consultancy partners in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. Our strengths are strategic advising, problem solving, communication counselling, social marketing, reputation management, crisis management, stakeholder relations, change communications, media engagement and community relations for the corporate and government sectors. We have created a specialist counselling team that offers a unique approach to building partnerships with clients based on mutual benefit, quantifying results, and thorough, personal high-quality service. This approach provides for discreet and sensitive project work, as well as full range service on larger projects and clients. We believe in doing the best work all the time, with clients we respect, and who respect us. Senate brings value to clients through the experience and talents of its staff, their professional development, and its investment in research and academic developments in our fields of expertise.
Type of O&G business:
Head office location: Wellington (NZ)
Other office locations:
Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne
Awards, achievements, technological advancements:
SenateSHJ was voted “Australasian Consultancy of the Year” in 2009 by the world ranking organisation, The Holmes Report. SenateSHJ was also invited to become a partner in the Public Relations Organisation International (PROI). PROI is the oldest global partnership of independent public relations firms serving more than 4,100 clients around the world
Projects in which your company has been significantly involved:
  • Kupe
  • Kupe onshore
  • Coal seam gas/unconventional oil and gas
Other New Zealand projects: Working with PEPANZ on high-level industry communications
Company association membership/s:
PEPANZ (Petroleum Exploration & Production Association of NZ)
Other training and development opportunities offered: Media training, writing for different audiences
  • Corporate advisory services
  • Public relations/consultation