This paper has been developed by the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism in consultation with NOSEC, the Energy Infrastructure Assurance Advisory Group (EIAAG) and AIP.
The paper provides information and general advice on the issues organisations should be aware of to ensure that back-up diesel systems and generators operate effectively when most needed.
The paper provides CEOs, risk managers and diesel users with some background on the diesel market in Australia, including the key supply and demand issues that may arise with a power disruption and other supply disruptions. It also examines the issues an organisation needs to consider in the maintenance and testing of back-up generators and their fuel supply. This includes an emphasises on the need for major diesel users to discuss diesel fuel management and storage strategies with major fuel suppliers