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Improving Australia’s fuel security
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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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Australia’s police need priority access to fuel in times of crisis
3 weeks ago

Australia’s police need priority access to fuel in times of crisis

Border closures and reduced trade and commerce have brought to the fore discussions about the risks and benefits of globalisation, and a strong focus on the need to stockpile fuel …
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Oil and water do mix as fuel is stored at sea
4 weeks ago

Oil and water do mix as fuel is stored at sea

The cost to ship petrol, diesel and jet fuel around the world has soared to record highs as traders look to dodge the commodity price crash by stashing refined oil …
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Australia’s $94m oil purchase: Deal of the century or PR stunt?
1 month ago

Australia’s $94m oil purchase: Deal of the century or PR stunt?

How much oil do you get for $94 million?

With the crude market in turmoil and prices at record lows, the Energy Minister Angus Taylor made his move, purchasing oil …
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Time to pump up energy security
1 month ago

Time to pump up energy security

For the first time, futures oil prices in North America recently fell into negative territory following a 30 per cent drop in global demand for crude oil and refined petroleum …
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Australia’s fuel reserve in US is a mistake
1 month ago

Australia’s fuel reserve in US is a mistake

THE Australian Government’s decision to establish its fuel reserve in the United States is a serious strategic error, Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Geoff Crouch, said.

“The move to …
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Emergency fuel should be stored in Australia, not in the US
3 months 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
4 months ago

Fuel security versus energy resilience

By  •  ACAPMA, 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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