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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…
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…
Oil Supply Emergencies and the IEA Response System

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) is the energy forum for 28 industrialised countries, founded in 1974 (see www.aip.com.au/pricing/iea.htm). IEA member country governments are committed to taking joint measures to meet oil supply emergencies. They also have agreed to share energy information,…

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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…
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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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'…
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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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…
Maintaining Supply Security and Reliability for Liquid Fuels in Australia

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An AIP publication 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 industry, business and consumers and explains why Australia is in a strong position to…
 AIP Climate Change Statement

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AIP and its member companies actively participate in public consultation processes on climate change. For example, AIP and its member companies are participating in the process of public consultation on national climate change policy development, including on the range of issues associated with…