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Melbourne petrol prices: The Saudi oil attacks aren’t to blame for price discrepancies
3 days ago

Melbourne petrol prices: The Saudi oil attacks aren’t to blame for price discrepancies

The drone attack on major Saudi oil facilities at the weekend has sparked fears petrol prices will spike.

Saudi Arabia produces five per cent of global oil and the attack …
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Petrol prices could hit $2 per litre if Middle East tensions escalate
3 days ago

Petrol prices could hit $2 per litre if Middle East tensions escalate

Economists have warned that under a worst-case scenario Australian petrol prices could hit $2 per litre, if tensions between the United States and Iran escalate into a full-blown war.

“A …
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Oil prices soar amid fears of war after drone strikes wipe out half of Saudi Arabia’s crude production
3 days ago

Oil prices soar amid fears of war after drone strikes wipe out half of Saudi Arabia’s crude production

Oil prices surged by almost 20 per cent on Monday after two drone attacks wiped out more than half of Saudi Arabia’s crude supply.

The price of Brent crude jumped by nearly 20 per cent …
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Australia well supplied for oil: Institute of Petroleum CEO
3 days ago

Australia well supplied for oil: Institute of Petroleum CEO

One of Australia’s peak petroleum bodies says the nation does not need its own strategic oil stock reserves, despite the bombing of several Saudi Arabian oil stations.

Energy Minister Angus …
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Southeast service stations losing thousands as crime rate soars
2 weeks ago

Southeast service stations losing thousands as crime rate soars

Petrol drive offs are costing service stations an average of $7200 every year and the problem is especially bad in Melbourne’s southeast.

Figures from the Crime Statistics Agency revealed record …
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Push for real-time fuel prices in SA
2 weeks ago

Push for real-time fuel prices in SA

A spike in regional petrol prices has ramped up calls for the South Australian government to deliver on promised real-time petrol price information.

SA’s Royal Automobile Association (RAA) says …
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Fight erupts over petrol prices in Leongatha
2 weeks ago

Fight erupts over petrol prices in Leongatha

PETROL prices have been slashed in Leongatha in the wake of the opening of United Petroleum’s new outlet in the town.

When United opened its station last Tuesday on the …
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Qantas Frequent Flyer snares BP from Virgin
3 weeks ago

Qantas Frequent Flyer snares BP from Virgin

Ahead of a highly anticipated float of Virgin Australia’s frequent flyer division, rival Qantas Airways has poached one of the division’s largest partners, BP Australia.

From early next year, shopping …
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Peak industry associations join forces in bank take down
4 weeks ago

Peak industry associations join forces in bank take down

Five of Australia’s leading retail industry associations have called on banks to be more proactive in educating their business customers on least-cost routing and making it easier to access the …
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RACT calls for compulsory reporting of fuel prices by petrol retailers
4 weeks ago

RACT calls for compulsory reporting of fuel prices by petrol retailers

A call by the RACT for legislation which would make it compulsory for fuel retailers to report their pump prices has not been backed by the Tasmanian government. 

RACT executive …
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