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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'…
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,…
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…
Submission to Victorian Parliament Inquiry into Fuel Prices in Regional Victoria

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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…

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AIP member companies provide very reliable supplies of fuel to the Australian market and: represent around 90% of primary fuel supply to the Australian market,  have decades of operational experience in Australia and Asia delivering high quality fuel to customers,  have major…
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…

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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…
Submission to SA EPA Amendment to Ban Use of Certain Firefighting Foams

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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 on the 2017 Review of Climate Change Policies

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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 on the Coastal Shipping Reforms Discussion Paper

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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…