Journal article

Australia’s petroleum supply and its implications for the ADF

20 Mar 2018
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This article examines Australia’s energy security, particularly in relation to petroleum supply, and its impact on the ADF. It addresses the key issues relating to Australia’s increasing dependence on the import of refined petroleum, such as fluctuations in global fuel prices and existing fuel sources and infrastructure. It also evaluates Australia’s refining capacity, existing storage capacity, and sources of refined petroleum and crude oil. Finally, it assesses the potential impact of terrorist activities, instability in source countries, and challenges associated with maritime supply lines, and their potential effects on the ADF.

Publication Details
Issue: 
204
Pagination: 
71-76
Language: 
License Type: 
All Rights Reserved
Published year only: 
2018
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