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National fuel security plan moot without a fleet of local tankers, Maritime Union says
2 months ago

National fuel security plan moot without a fleet of local tankers, Maritime Union says

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says a $2.4 billion oil refinery subsidy announced by the federal government does not address the need for a strategic fleet of Australian tankers …
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Qenos to close half of Melbourne manufacturing lines in the wake of Exxon’s Altona refinery decision
2 months ago

Qenos to close half of Melbourne manufacturing lines in the wake of Exxon’s Altona refinery decision

Plastics major Qenos says the closure of ExxonMobil’s Altona refinery will force it to shutter part of its Melbourne manufacturing plant, at a cost of about 150 jobs, just days …
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Automotive industry welcomes cleaner petrol, paves the way for fuel miser cars
2 months ago

Automotive industry welcomes cleaner petrol, paves the way for fuel miser cars

Fuel-miser motorists will soon get broader access to the latest petrol engine technology – as world-class premium unleaded is set to become the new normal – after the Federal Government pledged a $2 billion …
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FCAI supports $2 billion fuel standards overall for Australia
2 months ago

FCAI supports $2 billion fuel standards overall for Australia

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) is welcoming a move from the federal government to impose new fuel quality standards in Australia and support a number of fuel refineries …
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‘Absurd’: Petrol prices could rise, thanks to $2.3 billion oil refinery handout
2 months ago

‘Absurd’: Petrol prices could rise, thanks to $2.3 billion oil refinery handout

Motorists could end up paying more money for petrol under a new government plan to pay oil companies up to $2.3 billion to bolster Australia’s fuel security.

Prime Minister Scott …
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$2b plan to pay fuel refineries, protect supply and lock in cheap petrol
2 months ago

$2b plan to pay fuel refineries, protect supply and lock in cheap petrol

Affordable petrol for Australian motorists has been locked in by a $2.4bn federal government plan that protects our fuel stocks from foreign supply shocks.

The plan, to be unveiled by …
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EVs Key to Fuel Security & Emissions Reduction: National Energy Emissions Audit
2 months ago

EVs Key to Fuel Security & Emissions Reduction: National Energy Emissions Audit

New research by the Australia Institute shows Australia’s dependence on petroleum poses a serious fuel security risk and, with no policies in place to seriously curb petroleum use, the sector’s …
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Farmers praise new fuel security payment measure
2 months ago

Farmers praise new fuel security payment measure

The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the Federal Government announcement for a variable Fuel Security Payment (FSP) to ensure domestic refining capacity for diesel, having highlighted the need to do …
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Australia is on the brink of a historic petrol and diesel supply overhaul, here’s what you need to know
2 months ago

Australia is on the brink of a historic petrol and diesel supply overhaul, here’s what you need to know

Australia is running on empty. Just two oil refineries remain and one of those has a cloud over its future. The Federal Government is preparing a rescue package but taxpayers …
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Government’s $2b plan to secure Australia’s future fuel supply
2 months ago

Government’s $2b plan to secure Australia’s future fuel supply

The Federal Government has announced a $2 billion plan to lock in Australia’s supply of fuel in the years to come.Under the package, announced today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, …
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