10 03, 2022

How to Read Petrol Prices in Australia

2022-03-11T18:16:01+00:00March 10, 2022|Categories: Fossil Fuels|

As any Australian knows, it is difficult to know how to read petrol prices in Australia. The price of fuel fluctuates rapidly and can differ from city to city, seemingly without reason. This affects all Australians, no matter where they live. People who live far away from cities and with limited public transport are especially exposed to fluctuating fuel prices. [...]

24 12, 2021

Why Should We Care About Combustion Reactions in Diesel Engines?

2022-02-14T09:08:52+00:00December 24, 2021|Categories: Consumer Products, Fossil Fuels|

Australia is lagging behind the rest of the world, where other countries are phasing out petrol and diesel cars in favour of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a recent study observing diesel cars sales worldwide. This is because combustion reactions from diesel engines are a key contributor to the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. While electric vehicles have tripled in sales [...]

22 12, 2021

An Overview of Australian Petrol Prices History

2021-12-23T11:03:22+00:00December 22, 2021|Categories: Fossil Fuels|

"Petrol prices surging for millions of Aussies" may look like a familiar headline. It was a headline from May 2021, but Australians could be forgiven for thinking it was from last week, last year or even the last decade. History shows Australian petrol prices are highly volatile and have caused issues for motorists for decades. Fuel prices can fluctuate due [...]

23 09, 2021

Butane vs Propane: Pros and Cons

2021-12-15T13:23:01+00:00September 23, 2021|Categories: Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse gases|

In 2019, India became the world’s second-largest consumer of a new type of fuel called liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The government of India has promoted its use across the country. It says that LPG, made from propane and butane, can transform lives. But which is better when comparing propane vs butane? The gases are similar in many ways, but have [...]

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