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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…
AIP Media Statement - Petrol Colour Change

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The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) in conjunction with petrol manufacturing and importing member companies have agreed to amend the colour range specification of all unleaded petrol grades (excluding Low Aromatic Fuel used in regulated communities) through the removal of dye.  This…
Biofuels

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AIP has produced a set of basic facts on biofuels in Australia to inform consumers, commentators and other interested parties. AIP has consistently stated that there is a sustainable role for biofuels in the Australian fuels market provided biofuels are competitively priced, have a reliable supply…

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Australian refineries continue to operate with no indications of any plans to close the remaining four There have been statements and Inquiry submissions from all refining companies about their future refinery investment plans and the ongoing role of these facilities in meeting customer…

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Petroleum is a complex mixture of organic liquids called crude oil and natural gas, which occurs naturally in the ground and was formed millions of years ago. Crude oil varies from oilfield to oilfield in colour and composition, from a pale yellow low viscosity liquid to heavy black 'treacle'…

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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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The Federal Government has introduced regulation of the quality of petrol and diesel fuel in Australia. The principal drivers of the fuel quality regulation are environmental. The adoption of emerging vehicle engine and emission control technologies is a key strategy in the management of ambient…
Coastal shipping reform

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The Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Petroleum (AlP), Dr John Tilley, welcomed comments made by Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss that the Australian Government is looking to amend restrictive coastal trading laws and to reduce red tape associated with the coastal trading…
Submission to Consultation on Exposure Draft Regulations & Explanatory Memorandum Alternative Fuels Taxation

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Through submissions to review processes, AIP aims to inform the community about the downstream petroleum industry, and its significance to the national economy, by making available comprehensive factual information and data about the industry and its performance over time. AIP material also…
Submission to Committee Inquiry - Taxation of Alternative Fuels Bills

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Through submissions to review processes, AIP aims to inform the community about the downstream petroleum industry, and its significance to the national economy, by making available comprehensive factual information and data about the industry and its performance over time. AIP material also…