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A super approach to solving Australia’s fuel storage woes?
5 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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Energy minister signs US fuel reserve deal
6 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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Improving Australia’s fuel security
7 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
7 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
7 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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Australia’s police need priority access to fuel in times of crisis
7 months 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
7 months 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?
7 months 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
7 months 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
8 months 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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