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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…
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Dr John Tilley, Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Petroleum, told the 2005 International Ethanol Conference in Brisbane today that AIP members see a role for ethanol as a fuel extender, replacing some fuel imports and helping to meet the growth in overall fuel demand, as well as a…

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Three of Australia's peak automotive industry and consumer bodies have urged the federal government to support a maximum limit of10 percent of ethanol in petrol and not to mandate its use. The landmark determination by the three bodies sets a clear agenda for government deliberations. The…

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The Australian Institute of Petroleum has welcomed the Federal Government's decision to crack down on illicit fuel blending activities, but has urged wider reform to stop the problem re-occurring in the future. "Today's announcement by the Assistant Treasurer, Senator Rod Kemp, that the…

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The Australian Institute of Petroleum today called on the Australian Automobile Association to support measures to combat the current fuel substitution racket. AIP Executive Director, Mr Jim Starkey, said the Australian Automobile Association's opposition to excise uniformity on petroleum…

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The oil industry today urged Federal and State Governments to introduce measures to end once and for all fuel substitution practices. The call follows exposure of the latest racket, which involves unscrupulous operators blending the solvent toluene into petrol, so as to evade payment of…