Cancelled refinery strike leaves oil companies holding emergency fuel shipment

Mon, 29 Sep 2014

by Pattrick Smellie and Fiona Rotherham Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The cancellation of a two day strike at the Marsden Point oil refinery next week has left the country's four main oil companies with an unwanted 50 million litre emergency shipment of aviation fuel that set sail from South Korea at the weekend. Z Energy, BP, Mobil and Chevron (owner of the Caltex brand), acting in concert as the Customer Supply Group, sourced the emergency shipment late on Friday amid fears that Auckland International Airport could run short of aviation fue...

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