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Biofuels marketplace data 

Results reported by individual volume fuel sellers 

2016

2015

2014 

2013   

Jan-Mar (PDF size: 74.3kb)   Jan-Mar (PDF size: 14.6kb)
Jan-Mar (PDF size: 30.7kb) Jan-Mar (PDF size: 4.93kb)
Apr-June (PDF size: 71kb) Apr-June (PDF size: 33.3kb)
Apr-June (PDF size: 5.14kb) Apr-June (PDF size: 4.87kb)
July-Sept (PDF size: 72kb) July-Sept (PDF size: 16kb) July-Sept (PDF size: 4.91kb) July-Sept (PDF size: 4.88kb)
  Oct-Dec (PDF size: 17kb) Oct-Dec (PDF size: 4.89kb) Oct-Dec (PDF size: 4.89kb)

 

Exemptions 

Volume fuel sellers can apply for an exemption in accordance with the Exemptions Framework (PDF size: 133kb) issued by the . These guidelines will remain in force until superseded.

The following table shows partial exemption percentages granted as at 1 September 2016:

Volume Fuel Seller 

Ethanol

 

 

 

Biodiesel 

 

 

 

 

July-Sept 2015

Oct-Dec 2015

Jan-Mar 2016

Apr-Jun 2016

July-Sept 2015

Oct-Dec 2015

Jan-Mar 2016

Apr-Jun 2016

BP Australia Pty Ltd

 2.40%  2.18%  2.14%  2.08%  0.23%  0.26%  0.30%  0.00%

Caltex Australia Petroleum P/L

 2.0%  2.25%  2.05%  1.99%  1.50%  0.96%  0.72%  0.00%

Freedom Fuels Australia Pty Ltd

 1.2%  2.00%  2.06%  2.00%  -  0.10%  0.10%  0.00%

Lowes Petroleum Service T/A Ocwen Energy Pty Ltd

 -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -

Mobil Oil Australia Pty Ltd

 2.50%  3.11%  2.87%  2.50%  0.50%  0.00%  0.10%  0.00%

Puma Energy Australia (Fuels) Pty Ltd

 -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -

Park Pty Ltd

 3.50%  3.50%  3.50%  -  -  1.06%  1.06%  -

United Petroleum Pty Ltd

 4.00%  4.70%  4.53%  4.70%  1.50%  -  0.00%  0.00%

Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd

 3.10%  2.30%  2.20%  -  1.40%  1.76%  1.82%  -

Woolworths Limited

 4.00%  3.75%  3.54%  3.44%  0.50%  0.60%  0.54%  0.20%

7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd

 3.00%  2.91%  2.81%  2.60%  2.00%  -  0.54%  -

 

Progress charts 

You can view the progress charts for biofuel use in NSW below.

The following graph shows the overall ethanol percentage of total petrol sales by quarter.

The following graph shows the ethanol content as a component of total petrol sales by regulated entities in NSW.

*Note: In 2Q16, some regulated entities did not provide a sales return.

The following graph shows the overall percentage of total biodiesel sales by quarter.

E10 testing  

2015 Results

The E10 ethanol content results below, were tested from E10 samples taken from nine service stations in Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong in September 2015. 

Under the Biofuels Regulation (No 2) 2016, E10 should contain not less than 9% ethanol while the federal Petrol Fuel Quality Standard imposes a maximum of 10% ethanol. All of the test results were within the required 9% to 10% ethanol content range. 

29 September 2015

  • Metro Petroleum, Wollongong (Mobil fuel) - 9.61%
  • Enhance, Wollongong (Park fuel) - 9.73%

28 September 2015

  • 7-Eleven, Windsor - 9.35%
  • BP Connect, Carlingford - 9.54%

25 September 2015

  • Coles Express, Merewether - 9.65%
  • Caltex Star Mart, Charlestown - 9.88%

22 September 2015

  • BP, Croydon - 9.51%
  • Coles Express, Pagewood (Shell) - 9.56%
  • Caltex Woolworths, Roseberry - 9.83%

2013 Results

The E10 ethanol content results below, were tested from E10 samples taken from 19 Sydney service stations in 2013. The sites sampled are representative of all the major oil companies and terminals supplying Sydney.

26 June 2013

  • BP, West Ryde - 9.65%
  • 7-Eleven, West Ryde (Mobil fuel) - 9.39%
  • Budget Petrol, West Ryde (Mobil fuel) - 9.51%
  • Coles Express, West Ryde (Shell fuel) - 9.58%
  • Caltex, Ermington - 9.46%

6 June 2013

  • BP, Sans Souci - 9.65%
  • Coles Express, South Hurstville (Shell fuel) - 9.65%
  • Caltex, Taren Point - 9.97%
  • Caltex, Penshurst - 9.92%
  • Metro, South Hurstville (Mobil fuel) - 9.73%

16 May 2013

  • BP, Rosehill - 9.87%
  • Coles Express, Greenacre (Shell fuel) - 9.82%
  • Caltex, Greenacre - 9.82%
  • 7-Eleven, Belmore (Mobil fuel) - 9.74%
  • Enhance, Wiley Park (Park fuel) - 9.95%

30 April 2013

  • BP, Auburn - 9.55%
  • Coles Express, Five Dock (Shell fuel) - 9.58%
  • Caltex, Granville - 9.14%
  • 7-Eleven, Granville (Mobil fuel) - 9.13%