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A full list of AIP media releases. , MEDIA RELEASES 2021 The Colour of Australian Unleaded Petrol Grades is Evolving: AIP Technical Market Update MEDIA RELEASES 2020 AIP Statement on Fuel Security Plan MEDIA RELEASES 2019…
Supply Reliability

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AIP has produced a new publication – Maintaining Supply Security and Reliability for Liquid Fuels in Australia – which provides a factual overview of the liquid fuels market and supply chain in Australia. It also details the key factors influencing the secure and reliable supply of liquid fuels to…

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There is an extensive range of Federal, State/Territory and Local government regulations and legislation applying to refineries and businesses operating in the downstream petroleum industry. Some of the key regulations are outlined below. Formal Price Monitoring On 17 December 2007, under…

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The NOSEC is a committee of the Ministerial Council on Energy (MCE) and provides the main executive channel through which Commonwealth and State Governments formulate their overall management response to a national liquid fuel emergency. The task of the NOSEC is to ensure that the Federal…

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Australia has robust emergency response plans and arrangements Industry and governments fully recognise the potential impacts of a severe national shortage of fuel supplies to business and consumers. Australia has robust response plans for managing a national liquid fuel emergency, which…
Catalyst fact sheet

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In 2008, the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (DRET), on behalf of NOSEC, undertook a Liquid Fuel Emergency Simulation Exercise – 'Catalyst 2008'. The aim of 'Catalyst 2008' was to test the emergency preparedness of the Commonwealth State and Territory Governments and industry to manage…

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Subsidising domestic alternative fuel production is not necessary for energy security The reliable supply of conventional transport fuels (petrol, diesel and jet fuel) to the Australian market is underpinned by a diversity of supply options for petroleum products from domestic refiners and…

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Australia’s import, terminal and storage capacity for transport fuel has increased over time to meet growth in fuel demand There has been significant investment in new and expanded storage and terminal facilities over recent years to meet demand growth in key regional centres, as evidenced in…

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Relying on shipping (for imports) does not increase security risks, and shipping lanes are not easily disrupted. Most countries are reliant on movements of petroleum (crude and product) within and between countries, and particularly so for Australia (in both an export and import sense).…

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Self-sufficiency in transport fuels is not necessary for supply security Security of supply is the result of resilient and efficient supply chains and robust risk management – it is not about self-sufficiency or independence from markets. There are 3 critical elements of any strategy to…