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A full list of AIP media releases.
The colour of australian unleaded petrol is changing

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The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) in conjunction with petrol manufacturing and importing member companies have decided to remove dye from unleaded petrol and E10 (regular unleaded petrol with 10% ethanol added). This change will not have any impact on the fuel’s performance or on…
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The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) advises that petrol manufacturing and importing member companies are currently in the process of changing the industry controlled standard colour (dye) of unleaded petrol (i.e. 91 Research Octane Number grade) from Purple/Bronze to Red/Orange. This colour…

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The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) and its member companies welcome the introduction of legislation into the Australian Parliament by Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry, Tourism and Resources to implement retail petroleum market reform. The Australian petroleum market will continue…
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Dr John Tilley, Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Petroleum, told the 2005 International Ethanol Conference in Brisbane today that AIP members see a role for ethanol as a fuel extender, replacing some fuel imports and helping to meet the growth in overall fuel demand, as well as a…

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The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) said today that new quality standards for petrol and diesel, announced by the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator the Hon Ian Campbell, will improve urban air quality. AIP Executive Director, Dr John Tilley said, "AIP members support the…

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Cleaner Diesel Fuel All Australians now have access to a cleaner, low sulfur diesel fuel. Under the National Fuel Standards, introduced by the Commonwealth Government at the start of 2002, a mandatory program has been established for progressive introduction of cleaner diesel and petrol.…

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Three of Australia's peak automotive industry and consumer bodies have urged the federal government to support a maximum limit of10 percent of ethanol in petrol and not to mandate its use. The landmark determination by the three bodies sets a clear agenda for government deliberations. The…

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The oil industry today supported the announcement by the Federal Minister for the Environment Robert Hill that leaded petrol would be phased out nationally by 1 January 2002. 'The oil companies will be introducing lead replacement petrol progressively in each State, in consultation with State…