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Fuel Security

ACCC considers proposal to increase fuel security
2 months ago

ACCC considers proposal to increase fuel security

HE Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) and major oil refineries will be allowed to continue to cooperate on measures to ensure the security of fuel supplies in Australia during the …
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Australia’s lack of fuel our national security ‘Achilles’ heel’
3 months ago

Australia’s lack of fuel our national security ‘Achilles’ heel’

The town of Winnie in Texas, close to the border with Louisiana, is a very long way from Australia – more than 8000 kilometres as the crow flies.

It’s an …
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A super approach to solving Australia’s fuel storage woes?
3 months ago

A super approach to solving Australia’s fuel storage woes?

While Energy Minister Angus Taylor has highlighted that Australia’s ‘supply chain resilience has meant that during the Covid-19 pandemic, we have not faced shortages’, he, and the government more broadly, have also …
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Fuel reserves to be boosted by 30 days, stored onshore
4 months ago

Fuel reserves to be boosted by 30 days, stored onshore

The federal government will expand domestic fuel reserves under a plan it says will enhance national sovereignty.

Following several years of calls to expand its onshore reserves in an increasingly …
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Fuel move a step in the right direction but Aussie supplies a must
4 months ago

Fuel move a step in the right direction but Aussie supplies a must

AGRICULTURE sector leaders have praised the Federal Government for its push to shore up domestic fuel security but add that having adequate supplies within Australia should always be the goal.


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Energy minister signs US fuel reserve deal
4 months ago

Energy minister signs US fuel reserve deal

Energy Minister Angus Taylor has finalised a petroleum reserve deal with the United States, but it won’t have an impact on bowser prices for Australian motorists.

Mr Taylor signed the …
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United Petroleum in oil reserve storage talks
4 months ago

United Petroleum in oil reserve storage talks

The fuels retailer owned by Melbourne billionaires Avi Silver and Eddie Hirsch has opened talks with the federal government over developing a domestic oil reserve as it embarks on a …
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Improving Australia’s fuel security
5 months ago

Improving Australia’s fuel security

The Australian government has been quick to defend its record on energy security by arguing ‘supply chain resilience has meant that during Covid-19 pandemic, we have not faced shortages’. Despite …
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Viva Geelong refinery future in question ahead of review
5 months ago

Viva Geelong refinery future in question ahead of review

Viva Energy has refused to comment on the future of its Geelong refinery, pending its June review.

Questions over the long term viability of the refinery were raised after reports Viva …
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Canberra, refiners talk fuel security
5 months ago

Canberra, refiners talk fuel security

The federal government has opened talks with Australia’s four refiners over the joint development of a domestic oil reserve to back up supplies held in a strategic facility in the …
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