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Report on Australia’s oil refinery industry

January 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013

ISBN 978-0-642-79831-2 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79832-9 (HTML version)

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Preliminary pages (PDF 119KB)
 
Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 59KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Background
Objectives and scope of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report

 
Chapter 2 Australia’s oil refinery industry (PDF 184KB)

Overview
Industry changes
Domestic refining capacity
Challenges to Australia’s competitiveness
Conclusion

 
Chapter 3 Domestic economic impacts of declining refining capacity (PDF 145KB)

Introduction
Background
Discussion
Import price outcomes for consumers
Energy White Paper – Liquid fuel market policy actions
Conclusion

 
Chapter 4 Energy security (PDF 316KB)

Introduction
Background
National Energy Security Assessment
Liquid fuels vulnerability assessment
Discussion
Impact of refinery closures
Transport fuel needs
Market approach
Disruptions in the supply chain
Self-sufficiency
Role for government
IEA 90 day oil stockholdings
Conclusion

 
Chapter 5 Employment issues (PDF 128KB)

Introduction
Background
Discussion
Employment in the sector and the impact of closures
Downstream impacts
Skills retention
Alternative employment opportunities
Conclusion

 
Appendix A – List of Submissions (PDF 34KB)
 
Appendix B – Hearing and Witnesses (PDF 39KB)
 
Appendix C – List of reports (PDF 37KB)

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