Image

fuel security

Dwindling fuel supplies putting Australia’s security at risk, Liberal senator Bill Heffernan warns
2 years ago

Dwindling fuel supplies putting Australia’s security at risk, Liberal senator Bill Heffernan warns

Jane Norman, 09 December 2015

Liberal senator Bill Heffernan has warned Australia’s security is being put at risk because of its dwindling fuel supplies and is urging the Government …
Read More

The changing legislative landscape for downstream petroleum
2 years ago

The changing legislative landscape for downstream petroleum

By  •  Information

The downstream petroleum industry is facing a raft of regulatory and legislative challenges over the next 12 months or so, and ACAPMA is working hard to ensure that members are …
Read More

SENATE COMMITTEE CALLS FOR TRANSPORT ENERGY PLAN

A Senate committee has called for a national transport energy plan and transport fuel supply risk assessment following hearings into the country’s transport energy resilience and sustainability.

The Rural and …
Read More

NRMA ex-chief: Our dependence on fuel imports is dangerous

Islands being developed in the South China Sea were not there for tourism and may eventually pose an additional risk to Australia’s fuel supply vulnerability.

That’s the view of former NRMA …
Read More

Energy White Paper and Fuel Security  – What is all the fuss about?
3 years ago

Energy White Paper and Fuel Security – What is all the fuss about?

On 8 April 2015, the Australian Government released the Energy White Paper – the third of its type to be released since 2005.

In releasing the paper, the Minister for …
Read More

Oil product imports set to soar as BP, Shell close Australian refineries

Australia’s oil product imports in 2015 are expected to grow at the fastest pace in at least seven years as it shuts another ageing refinery, putting it on track to …
Read More

Australia’s 2015 oil product imports set to soar after ageing refinery closures

SINGAPORE, April 14 (Reuters) – Australia’s oil product imports in 2015 are expected to grow at the fastest pace in at least seven years as it shuts another ageing refinery, …
Read More

2c petrol reserve cost on the cards

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says motorists may face a 2c rise on petrol prices to help the government meet the “extraordinarily expensive” international standards on oil reserve capacity, ABC Online
Read More

Australia feels pressure over emergency oil

In the last line of defence against a global oil supply shock, Australia has long been the weakest link.

It is the only country among the 29 members of the …
Read More

Energy White Paper eyes productivity and cost factors

Despite concerted efforts, particularly from the gas industry, to press for a greater focus on freight fuels other than diesel, the Federal Government’s Energy White Paper (EWP) refuses to accept …
Read More