Unrealistic Victorian road map could force closure of Geelong refinery: Viva

Unrealistic Victorian road map could force closure of Geelong refinery: Viva

1 year ago
The head of major fuel refiner Viva Energy has criticised the Victorian government’s COVID-19 road map as unrealistic, warning the company may be forced to close its Geelong oil refinery for good if restrictions are not eased by November. Viva has been mulling its options for the Geelong site since the virus and its related restrictions on both international and local travel wiped out demand for fuel. However, the recent stage three and four lockdown […]
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leak reported at Viva Energy refinery

2 years ago
Bay939 reported that emergency crews have been called to an incident at Viva Energy’s Geelong refinery. Seven CFA vehicles attended the Refinery Road property in Corio on Wednesday afternoon. A Viva Energy spokesperson has confirmed in a statement to Geelong Broadcasters a small hydrogen leak was detected at the refinery at 3.30pm, resulting in a minor alarm being sounded. “In response, the unit is being shut down. Emergency services attended the site as per standard […]
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