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Fuel security versus energy resilience
1 day ago

Fuel security versus energy resilience

By  •  Supply

There are generally two things that occur following natural disasters such as the recent bushfire emergency that has impacted six Australian States/Territories in recent weeks. The first involves the provision …
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Choppers fly fuel into fire-hit Vic town
2 weeks ago

Choppers fly fuel into fire-hit Vic town

Defence helicopters carting 4000 litres of unleaded fuel are on their way to the bushfire-ravaged Victorian coastal town of Mallacoota.

Federal member for Gippsland Darren Chester took to Facebook on …
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Australian fuel supplies ‘in the crosshairs’ if US-Iran conflict escalates
2 weeks ago

Australian fuel supplies ‘in the crosshairs’ if US-Iran conflict escalates

Australia’s oil supplies are “in the crosshairs” if the US-Iran conflict escalates, a leading energy security expert has warned, after crude prices spiked in response to Iranian missile strikes on …
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Junction works on getting fuel, gift cards for Kangaroo Island’s bushfire affected
3 weeks ago

Junction works on getting fuel, gift cards for Kangaroo Island’s bushfire affected

Junction is driving support for Kangaroo Island locals affected by the bushfires through a fuel card campaign.

Junction, which manages the Community Centre in Kingscote, is calling for South Australians …
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Fuel shortages slowing bushfire evacuees
3 weeks ago

Fuel shortages slowing bushfire evacuees

Fuel shortages and long queues are hampering efforts to escape bushfire-hit areas of NSW and Victoria.

Victorian authorities have urged tourists and locals to leave the state’s alpine and …
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Pumps run dry at the only service station at Queenstown
3 weeks ago

Pumps run dry at the only service station at Queenstown

The only service station in Queenstown ran out of petrol on one of the busiest weekends of the tourism season.

The Queenstown Caltex had drained its supplies of unleaded and …
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Talking Point: Fuel supply — always just three weeks from disaster
3 months ago

Talking Point: Fuel supply — always just three weeks from disaster

THE attack on a crucial Saudi oil facility last month shows again the fragility of Australia’s reliance on market forces and international shipping for its supply of liquid fuel.

Thankfully, …
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Viva Refinery marks 12th incident response callout after Monday leak
3 months ago

Viva Refinery marks 12th incident response callout after Monday leak

Emergency services have been called to Geelong’s oil refinery at least 12 times in 2019, again rushing to a leak at the Corio plant on Monday.

The CFA was called …
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Australia needs its own fuel reserves
4 months ago

Australia needs its own fuel reserves

The heightened risk to Australia’s energy security from external shocks was starkly illuminated by the September 14 missile and drone attack on two of Saudi Arabia’s key oil installations, halving …
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Scott Morrison will push Trump for fuel security deal in White House talks
4 months ago

Scott Morrison will push Trump for fuel security deal in White House talks

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will raise a plan to buy millions of barrels of oil from America’s vast, closely-held fuel reserves to guarantee Australia’s liquid fuel security when he meets …
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