Kyabram service stations are operating without certainty due to a statewide diesel shortage.December 12, 2012 4:56am
The limited availability of diesel is affecting service stations across the state including those in Kyabram and district.
Service stations are operating without certainty as to when they will receive diesel deliveries.
Helen Pyke from Shell service station in Kyabram said it had received a delivery yesterday morning after being without diesel since Friday.
‘‘Hopefully that will get us through a couple of days,’’ she said.
‘‘We ran out at 2
Caltex on McCormick Rd said it was without diesel yesterday but was hoping for another delivery today.
BP and Safeway Petrol in Kyabram were also without diesel yesterday and were unsure when further deliveries would arrive.
Shell Australia, which supplies half of the state’s diesel fuel, apologised to customers for the disruption to diesel availability caused by diesel production disruption at its Geelong refinery.
‘‘Production of diesel restarted at the Geelong Refinery on Sunday, and the refinery is ramping up production over the next 24 hours,’’ a spokesperson for the company said.
‘‘The company expects diesel availability at Shell branded service stations to improve over coming weeks as the company increases deliveries — but it will take time for deliveries to reach all parts of the state.’’
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