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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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Viva Geelong refinery future in question ahead of review
1 year 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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Refiners struggle with fuel slump
1 year ago

Refiners struggle with fuel slump

Australia’s capacity to refine crude oil is set to hit a fresh low this year as its four remaining refiners juggle an extreme drop in demand for jet fuel, a …
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Caltex to extend planned refinery shutdown
1 year ago

Caltex to extend planned refinery shutdown

Takeover target Caltex Australia will bring forward and extend the planned shutdown of Lytton oil refinery to ward off an expected hit to refining due to the pressures on demand …
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Viva Refinery marks 12th incident response callout after Monday leak
2 years ago

Viva Refinery marks 12th incident response callout after Monday leak

Emergency services have been called to Geelong’s oil refinery at least 12 times in 2019, again rushing to a leak at the Corio plant on Monday.

The CFA was called …
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Multi-million dollar investment in Altona Refinery
5 years ago

Multi-million dollar investment in Altona Refinery

Minister for Energy and Resources 12/5/16

One of Australia’s leading oil and gas producers, ExxonMobil Australia, today announced an investment worth tens of millions of dollars in its Altona refinery.

Minister …
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Former Clyde oil refinery chimney stacks blown up – almost
5 years ago

Former Clyde oil refinery chimney stacks blown up – almost

Melanie Kembrey, 21 February 2016

It was supposed to take just a few blasts and half a minute to bring down the chimney stacks that have been a wayfinder for Sydneysiders …
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$350 million spend as Viva Geelong focuses on future and efficiencies
5 years ago

$350 million spend as Viva Geelong focuses on future and efficiencies

Danny Lannen, 17 February 2016

VIVA Energy is spending $350 million on Corio refinery upgrades with a new crude oil tank boosting storage capacity by 40 per cent among its …
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Planned oil refinery is growing even bigger
6 years ago

Planned oil refinery is growing even bigger

Helen Spelitis, 18 September 2015

THE output of the proposed Gladstone oil refinery – originally tipped to process 43,000 barrels of crude oil into premium gasoline and diesel per day …
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BP ceases production at Australian Bulwer Island refinery
6 years ago

BP ceases production at Australian Bulwer Island refinery

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – BP has ceased production at its 102,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane and is preparing to convert the site into a jet fuel import …
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