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A full list of 'At a Glance' industry factsheets. , At a Glance: The Changing Trend in Automotive LPG Use in Australia Shifting consumer preferences, as well as economic and policy changes, have seen the demand for LPG powered vehicles and LPG fuel decline sharply in recent years. Proceed to factsheet   , At a Glance: Current Fuel Prices Understanding the relationship between market prices is important to understanding the fuels market in Australia. Proceed to factsheet , At a Glance: AIP's Role in the Downstream Petroleum Industry The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) was formed in 1976 to promote industry self-regulation and an effective dialogue between the oil industry, government and the community. It replaced a number of other organisations including…, At a Glance: How are Petrol Prices Determined in Australia? Fuel prices around the world are largely determined by regional markets and the benchmark prices and government taxes applying in those markets. Proceed to factsheet , At a Glance: Australian Refineries Support Better Fuels Australian refineries have long supported orderly transitions to better fuel standards where a community benefit has been demonstrated in terms of health and environmental outcomes, and where the cost impacts on refineries and consumers can…, At a Glance: Australian Oil Refineries Australian oil refineries make a significant contribution to the economy and local communities, and support our key export industries and supply security. They play a major role in Australia’s fuel supply chain, producing around half of the transport fuels…
At a Glance: How are Petrol Prices Determined in Australia?

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Fuel prices around the world are largely determined by regional markets and the benchmark prices and government taxes applying in those markets.
At a Glance: Australian Oil Refineries

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Australian oil refineries make a significant contribution to the economy and local communities, and support our key export industries and supply security. They play a major role in Australia’s fuel supply chain, producing around half of the transport fuels needed every day.
At a Glance: AIP's Role in the Downstream Petroleum Industry

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The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) was formed in 1976 to promote industry self-regulation and an effective dialogue between the oil industry, government and the community. It replaced a number of other organisations including the Petroleum Information Bureau that had been operating in…
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…
The Oil Refining Industry and Supply Security

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On 5 February 2013 the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics tabled its Report on 'Australia's Oil Refinery Industry', following the Committee's inquiry in 2012. The Inquiry was conducted in relation to claims and concerns being raised about the viability of Australia's oil…
National Energy Security Assessment , National Energy Security Assessment

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The NESA identifies the current strategic energy security issues in the liquid fuels, natural gas and electricity sectors, and those posing a potential risk in short term, medium term and longer term. The Government has indicated that the NESA will provide a key input into the development of future…
Liquid fuels vulnerability assessment , Liquid fuels vulnerability assessment

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In 2009 and 2011, ACIL Tasman was engaged by the Federal Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (DRET) to examine Australia's current level of liquid fuel vulnerability and significant trends which may affect this over the short, medium and longer term. The Liquid Fuel Vulnerability…