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Multi-million dollar investment in Altona Refinery
1 year ago

Multi-million dollar investment in Altona Refinery

Minister for Energy and Resources 12/5/16

One of Australia’s leading oil and gas producers, ExxonMobil Australia, today announced an investment worth tens of millions of dollars in its Altona refinery.

Minister …
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Former Clyde oil refinery chimney stacks blown up – almost
2 years ago

Former Clyde oil refinery chimney stacks blown up – almost

Melanie Kembrey, 21 February 2016

It was supposed to take just a few blasts and half a minute to bring down the chimney stacks that have been a wayfinder for Sydneysiders …
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$350 million spend as Viva Geelong focuses on future and efficiencies
2 years ago

$350 million spend as Viva Geelong focuses on future and efficiencies

Danny Lannen, 17 February 2016

VIVA Energy is spending $350 million on Corio refinery upgrades with a new crude oil tank boosting storage capacity by 40 per cent among its …
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Planned oil refinery is growing even bigger
2 years ago

Planned oil refinery is growing even bigger

Helen Spelitis, 18 September 2015

THE output of the proposed Gladstone oil refinery – originally tipped to process 43,000 barrels of crude oil into premium gasoline and diesel per day …
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BP ceases production at Australian Bulwer Island refinery
2 years ago

BP ceases production at Australian Bulwer Island refinery

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – BP has ceased production at its 102,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane and is preparing to convert the site into a jet fuel import …
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Gladstone to be the site of new $700 million oil refinery

Gladstone could be the location for a $700 million ‘niche’ oil refinery,  as a joint venture of local and overseas partners launches  formal studies with the aim of completing the mooted …
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Viva chief says former Shell refinery here to stay in Geelong

Geelong Viva Energy refinery chief executive Thys Heyms hears talk about the departure of Ford and Alcoa from the city’s manufacturing landscape.

He also hears the same about the former Shell …
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BP, union reach tentative deal to end Whiting refinery strike

HOUSTON (Reuters) – BP Plc and the United Steelworkers union (USW) chapter representing striking workers at the company’s Whiting, Indiana, refinery reached a tentative agreement on Wednesday to end …
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US production moves could fuel oil prices

By  •  Advocacy, Supply

Something of a paradox is developing in the US onshore oil and gas sector. Even as the number of rigs drilling for shale oil and gas declines the actual volumes …
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Refinery workers strike spreads to biggest US location

By  •  Advocacy, Supply

The first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years was poised to expand this weekend in a labor dispute that may start having more of an impact on …
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