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Are your Pumps accurate?  NMI inspectors visiting sites in the wake of increase in pump inaccuracy
2 days ago

Are your Pumps accurate? NMI inspectors visiting sites in the wake of increase in pump inaccuracy

It is incumbent on all fuel operators to ensure that their pumps are accurate and verified at all times.  Historically inspections have found only a tiny fraction of pumps were …
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“Fairness in Franchising” report – Key recommendations for reform
2 days ago

“Fairness in Franchising” report – Key recommendations for reform

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services (Committee) tabled its Report referred to as the “Fairness in Franchising” Report (Report) on 14 March 2019.

The Report is extensive …
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Hydrogen gives new life to Toyota’s Altona car manufacturing plant
4 days ago

Hydrogen gives new life to Toyota’s Altona car manufacturing plant

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced funding for Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited to start the transformation of part of its decommissioned car manufacturing plant in Altona …
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How Much Oil Is Displaced by Electric Vehicles? Not Much, So Far
4 days ago

How Much Oil Is Displaced by Electric Vehicles? Not Much, So Far

Electric vehicles are taking ever-bigger bites out of global oil demand, but they haven’t yet caught up with the growing size of the pie.

Gasoline and diesel displacement by electric …
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Caltex feels the pinch in margins
4 days ago

Caltex feels the pinch in margins

Fuels supplier Caltex has advised of a “challenging” first quarter with weak refining margins, a shutdown at its oil refinery and a dip in convenience retailing returns.

Caltex’s margin on …
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Largest fuel tanker to ever enter Port of Newcastle – Pro Alliance – arrives on Monday
4 days ago

Largest fuel tanker to ever enter Port of Newcastle – Pro Alliance – arrives on Monday

The largest fuel tanker to ever enter the Port of Newcastle arrived on Monday. 

The 244-metre Pro Alliance long range 2 class tanker berthed at Stolthaven’s Mayfield 7 dedicated bulk liquids …
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UPSS Regulations in NSW
1 week ago

UPSS Regulations in NSW

By  •  Environment

Petroleum industry stakeholder briefing and discussion forum

The proper management of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) is a significant legal obligation for all service station operators under State …
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12 per cent of unmonitored underground fuel systems  fail an integrity test:  Leighton O’Brien analysis
1 week ago

12 per cent of unmonitored underground fuel systems fail an integrity test: Leighton O’Brien analysis

Twelve per cent of unmonitored underground fuel systems fail an equipment integrity test (EIT), indicating a potential leak or maintenance issue, data from fuel analytics provider Leighton O’Brien reveals.

Unmonitored …
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The future regulation of underground petroleum storage systems in NSW
1 week ago

The future regulation of underground petroleum storage systems in NSW

Petroleum industry stakeholder briefing and discussion forum

Industry stakeholder briefing and discussion forum Wednesday 27 March 2019, 2–4pm, 59 Goulburn St, Sydney

On 1 September …
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Poor geographic spread of cheap petrol stations affecting ACT prices
1 week ago

Poor geographic spread of cheap petrol stations affecting ACT prices

A lack of cheaper petrol stations spread across the ACT, potentially higher use of fuel cards and lack of sites for stations on major arterial roads may be pushing Canberra’s …
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