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Extreme care required for new fuel security laws
3 days ago

Extreme care required for new fuel security laws

Over the past 12 months, ACAPMA has been engaged with other stakeholders in a discussion with the Australian government about the need for, and design of, new laws seeking to …
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USA: fuel pipeline begins restart after hack
3 days ago

USA: fuel pipeline begins restart after hack

Colonial Pipeline has begun to restart the United States’ largest pipeline network, six days after a ransomware attack prompted it to shut the line, triggering fuel shortages and panic buying …
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USA:  Hummer Erupts in Flames Just Feet From Gas Pump After Stockpiling Fuel in the Trunk
3 days ago

USA: Hummer Erupts in Flames Just Feet From Gas Pump After Stockpiling Fuel in the Trunk

When what looks to be a Hummer H2 went up in flames in Homosassa, Florida on Wednesday, Citrus County Fire Rescue discovered the exact scene everyone’s been warned about. The vehicle’s …
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Government scrambles to maintain Australia’s fuel security in Federal Budget
4 days ago

Government scrambles to maintain Australia’s fuel security in Federal Budget

Oil companies to receive large incentives to keep oil refineries open, in an effort to maintain fledgling fuel security.

The Australian Government is pushing to keep the country’s remaining two …
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USA:  Fight breaks out at North Carolina petrol station amid worsening shortage after Colonial Pipeline hack
4 days ago

USA: Fight breaks out at North Carolina petrol station amid worsening shortage after Colonial Pipeline hack

Two people have been charged with assault after a fight broke out at a United States petrol station amid a worsening petrol shortage following a cyberattack.

Police officers in Knightdale, …
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USA:  Gas station owner saves fuel for customers who need it most during shortage
4 days ago

USA: Gas station owner saves fuel for customers who need it most during shortage

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Colonial Pipeline said Wednesday that it is back up and running. Things are expected to return to normal in the coming days but the frenzy to fill …
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Federal budget, good news for fuel security
5 days ago

Federal budget, good news for fuel security

The federal budget bolstered funding to improve Australia’s fuel security, but there’s still a long road ahead.

What does a war in the Indo-Pacific look like if we can’t use our …
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USA:  ‘Insane’: Major crisis sparks ‘crazy’ scenes at petrol stations
5 days ago

USA: ‘Insane’: Major crisis sparks ‘crazy’ scenes at petrol stations

A major crisis in the US is sparking fears cities will run out of fuel as people stockpile the crucial essential. 

States on the east coast are on edge as petrol stations …
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USA:  Petrol supplies dwindle in US south-east amid pipeline outage blamed on DarkSide cyber attack
5 days ago

USA: Petrol supplies dwindle in US south-east amid pipeline outage blamed on DarkSide cyber attack

Petrol stations from Florida to Virginia have begun running dry, with prices at the pump jumping as the shutdown of the biggest US fuel pipeline by hackers extends to a fifth day. 


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Taxpayers to spend ‘hundreds of millions’ to save last fuel refiners
6 days ago

Taxpayers to spend ‘hundreds of millions’ to save last fuel refiners

Energy Minister Angus Taylor is pushing Australia’s remaining two oil refiners to keep their petrol and diesel operations alive by offering to splash significant taxpayer funds on “production payments” and infrastructure upgrades.


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