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Fact check: Does Australia have 3 weeks of petrol in reserve?
2 months ago

Fact check: Does Australia have 3 weeks of petrol in reserve?

The claim

In the wake of US airstrikes on Syria, Liberal Senator Jim Molan raised concerns about Australian fuel supplies being affected by conflict in the Middle East.

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Australia’s fuel stockpile is perilously low, so why aren’t we stocking up?
2 months ago

Australia’s fuel stockpile is perilously low, so why aren’t we stocking up?

Australia depends heavily on imported fuel, but having become used to huge surpluses of coal, gas and uranium, energy security has never been a strong concern.

Australia is an island …
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Is Australia’s fuel supply about to be cut off?
3 months ago

Is Australia’s fuel supply about to be cut off?

Amid the escalating Syria conflict, the focus has turned closer to home with some reports suggesting Australia’s fuel supply could run dry. SBS News asked the experts if that is …
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‘Mad Max scenario’: Australia’s fuel reserves running low
3 months ago

‘Mad Max scenario’: Australia’s fuel reserves running low

Energy security experts have backed Liberal senator Jim Molan’s warning that Australia is at risk of running out of fuel within weeks and that military strikes on Syria should be …
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Australia’s emergency fuel supply stocks critical, worst of IEA nations
3 months ago

Australia’s emergency fuel supply stocks critical, worst of IEA nations

A report from the Government controlled intelligence committee has recommended that Australia’s record low emergency fuel reserves be listed as a critical national security issue with the newly-created Home …
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IEA data supports market prices, according to OPIS
4 months ago

IEA data supports market prices, according to OPIS

If petroleum prices in Australia or worldwide are going to be checked it is going to come from refinery overproduction running head on with slackening global oil demand. It is …
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BP forges new fuel retail JV in China as it mulls options on Woolworths
5 months ago

BP forges new fuel retail JV in China as it mulls options on Woolworths

BP Australia head Andy Holmes says a joint venture the oil major has formed in China will use expertise from the group’s Australian fuels retailing business to provide a new …
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High energy bills passed on to motorists
9 months ago

High energy bills passed on to motorists

Fuel businesses are receiving higher than anticipated electricity bills and being forced to pass on the costs to motorists through raised fuel prices.

According to ACAPMA, some fuel businesses are …
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Coles feels petrol pinch as Viva Energy lifts supply prices
1 year ago

Coles feels petrol pinch as Viva Energy lifts supply prices

COLES has pointed the finger at its petrol supplier, Viva ­Energy, for lifting the prices it charges the supermarket heavyweight following a 20 per cent plunge in fuel sales.

It comes …
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Sydney petrol below cost
1 year ago

Sydney petrol below cost

Retail petrol: According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average Australian price of unleaded petrol fell by 1.6 cents to 129.9 cents a litre in the week to …
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