Tag Archives: fuel

ACCC urges consumers to fight against record retailer margins

The ACCC’s latest quarterly petrol report noted that the average petrol price across Australia’s five largest cities increased significantly in the December 2017 quarter, hitting the highest level since 2015. According to the ACCC, average petrol prices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth increased by 12.6¢ a litre in …

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Making cheaper and more efficient biofuels

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) this week announced more than $4 million in funding for Australian yeast developer Microbiogen to make production of bioethanol from plant waste cheaper and more efficient. The project, totalling $8.06 million, will aim to optimise biocatalysts targeted to more efficiently convert sugars to bioethanol …

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Australian government finalises new fuel reporting rules

Last week, the global oil security section of the Australian Department of Environment and Energy advised that the new rules for the operation of the Petroleum and Other Fuels Reporting Act (2017) had been formally adopted by the Australian government. This announcement follows three rounds of consultation conducted with industry …

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