Eucla Caltex shuts down diesel bowsers over contamination fears following reported breakdowns

Eucla Caltex shuts down diesel bowsers over contamination fears following reported breakdowns

2 months ago
A remote WA fuel station has shut off all diesel browsers over contamination concerns after motorists reported breakdowns following pit stops at the Eucla Caltex. Dozens of cars have reportedly been affected, many of which were travelling along the Nullabor where there are only a handful of outback roadhouses. Consumer Protection WA have called for motorists to lodge official reports with the regulator, with fears dozens more vehicles could have been impacted. The fuel arrived […]
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Who are the biggest servos in Australia?

8 months ago
Can you remember when the idea of being Australian was synonymous with a single petrol brand? Or when a “servo” was an actual “service” station, where people in overalls would rush out to fill your car for you, and wash your windscreen, while you sat there, devoid of the temptation to shop for chocolates and fizzy drinks? Well, you must be old. But there is a strangely strong connection between motorists and oil-company brands – […]
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Ampol and ExxonMobil form new alliance

8 months ago
Delivery of Mobil lubricants to the Australian market will be supported by Ampol under a new marketing alliance. Delivery of Mobil lubricants to the Australian market will be supported by Ampol under a new marketing alliance. In partnership with with ExxonMobil, Ampol has announced it will blend, distribute and market Mobil lubricants in Australia. The manufacturing, distribution and marketing conversion to Mobil lubricants will commence in 2021. It will take approximately 12 months to complete […]
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Canberra residents threaten legal action over Caltex petrol spill

9 months ago
Furious residents in Canberra’s west have accused Caltex of “downplaying” a petrol spill at one of its service stations, and say they will seek legal advice over fears it has contaminated the soil beneath their homes. Caltex confirmed a leak was discovered in an underground petrol tank at its Holt station in February, which has now contaminated soil and reached groundwater. Engineering firm WSP Australia has been brought in to investigate whether the petrol has […]
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ATO Rejected $8.4 million Caltex Claim

9 months ago
Outwardly, there’s little difference between oils. But when it comes to tax law and financial incentives to businesses to recycle oils and greases, just a pair of parentheses can mean millions of dollars. The federal Parliament has been forced into overhauling a pioneering piece of Howard government-era legislation after a Federal Court ruling that up-ended almost 20 years of accepted tax law. The Product Stewardship (Oil) Act was introduced in 2000 in a bid to […]
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