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Service stations a good investment – for now
1 month ago

Service stations a good investment – for now

Queensland’s booming investment market for service stations faces a challenging time ahead as Australia, which lags much of the rest of the world in take-up of electric vehicles, begins to …
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Wanneroo Council to exclude fuel stations from convenience store definition
3 months ago

Wanneroo Council to exclude fuel stations from convenience store definition

THE City of Wanneroo is planning to change the definition of convenience stores to exclude fuel stations.

The proposed change to exclude premises selling petrol and vehicle accessories from the …
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Caltex investors seem blind to the boss’s vision
7 months ago

Caltex investors seem blind to the boss’s vision

Not even the lure of a higher dividend payout ratio nor the dangling of capital management initiatives has been enough to offset scepticism from Caltex shareholders about the wisdom of …
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Electric cars ‘will never’ be as cheap as petrol or suitable for our long-distances: BMW guru
9 months ago

Electric cars ‘will never’ be as cheap as petrol or suitable for our long-distances: BMW guru

Getting excited about the rush of battery electric vehicles coming to Australia? Well, unless you’ve got a lot of bucks to spend, you’ll be pumping petrol for years to come.


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Worker awarded damages after underground petrol tank fire
12 months ago

Worker awarded damages after underground petrol tank fire

A man has been awarded several hundred thousand dollars in damages after being seriously burnt while working on an underground petrol tank in Canberra’s north.

Phillip Raymond D’Arcy suffered burns …
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Top 5 brainless stuff-ups to do with petrol
3 years ago

Top 5 brainless stuff-ups to do with petrol

17 February 2016

WITH petrol being rather expensive, and never seeming to cheapen despite world oil prices crashing, it’s not surprising when people lose their minds around the pump.

The …
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Petrol power here to stay
3 years ago

Petrol power here to stay

19 January 2016

Electric cars won’t kill off petrol and diesel power, Mercedes-Benz insists

Electric cars might be grabbing the headlines at motor shows around the world, but petrol- …
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United Petrol station backs Landry’s online petition
4 years ago

United Petrol station backs Landry’s online petition

LowerDawson United Petroleum manager Adi Chitndni said listing petrol pump prices online would prove beneficial for Central Queensland motorist.

“Most independents try to have the lowest fuel prices,” he said.


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Petrol prices expected to rise sharply by end of the week

Now’s a good time to fill up your car with petrol prices set to rise sharply by the end of the week.

Prices in Sydney are expected to jump to almost …
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Petrol prices go boom

According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average Australian price of petrol fell by 1.2 cents per litre to 140.9 cents per litre in the week to June …
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