The existential threat that has enveloped Australia’s refineries due to the COVID-19 pandemic has put the Morrison government over a barrel, escalating pressure on it to step in immediately with a more generous assistance plan to save a sector critical for fuel security and local manufacturing. The risk of closure goes beyond the two plants owned by listed companies, with the patience of multinationals ExxonMobil and BP to struggle on with their ageing and inefficient […]
Risk of shutting down national fuel security reserve
Viva Energy refinery leak incident
2 years ago
Emergency crews have been called to a hazardous materials incident at the Viva Energy refinery in Corio. Fire Rescue Victoria says about 12 firefighters were called to the Refinery Road address just before 5.20pm on Wednesday following reports of a hazmat incident. Crews arrived within eight minutes, and they are working with the CFA to make the scene safe. A Viva Energy spokesperson has also confirmed the incident. “A minor alarm sounded at the Viva Energy […]
United Petroleum’s subsidiary United Terminals investing $20 Million on expanding their terminal.
3 years ago
EVZ Limited’s (EVZ) engineering subsidiary has been awarded a $20 million contract for work expanding Hastings Fuel Terminal in Victoria. Brockman Engineering, one of EVZ’s subsidiaries, will undertake project engineering and construction of the expansion for United Terminals. United Petroleum’s subsidiary United Terminals operates the fuel terminal and is undertaking a major expansion of the terminal. The works will see an additional two truck loading bays built and storage capacity increased to 50 million litres. […]