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Coronavirus: United push to protect energy supplies and consumers
1 week ago

Coronavirus: United push to protect energy supplies and consumers

Australia’s energy ministers will sign off on a national response to COVID-19 led by governments and industry, focusing on managin­g­ electricity, gas and fuel ­supplies, monitoring long-term ­impacts and ensuring consumer …
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Emergency fuel should be stored in Australia, not in the US
3 weeks ago

Emergency fuel should be stored in Australia, not in the US

THE Australian Government should not have agreed to lease space in the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve and should, instead, store an emergency reserve here, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Chair …
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Fuel security versus energy resilience
2 months ago

Fuel security versus energy resilience

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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
3 months 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
3 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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
5 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
6 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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