Z, partners eye $32m-plus spend on Auck airport fuel supply

Gavin Evans
Mon, 04 Nov 2019

Gavin Evans
Mon, 04 Nov 2019
Z Energy and its partners in the Wiri fuel terminal believe it may cost more than $32 million to increase jet fuel storage there and on the site’s pipeline to Auckland International Airport.Z, BP and Mobil are investigating options to increase fuel delivery capacity to the airport after several years of strong international tourism growth through Auckland slashed the forward cover the assets provide to a little over four days of jet fuel demand.In September, an independent review panel said the government should step in by June 30, 2020 if the...
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