Jet fuel storage soaring at Melbourne Airport

MELBOURNE, Australia – The Melbourne Airport Joint User Hydrant Installation (JUHI) joint venture has significantly increased jet fuel storage at Melbourne Airport, today announcing the commissioning of two new jet fuel tanks and associated infrastructure at its site in Tullamarine. The announcement was made at an event attended by The Honourable Lily D'Ambrosio MP, Victorian Minister for Industry; Energy and Resources.

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Jet fuel storage soaring at Melbourne Airport

The two new tanks at the Melbourne Airport JUHI, which is operated by ExxonMobil subsidiary Mobil Oil Australia (Mobil) on behalf of BP, Caltex, Viva and Mobil, more than quadruple the previous jet fuel storage capacity at Melbourne Airport.

Site preparation began in January 2018, and with tank construction completed ahead of schedule in August 2019, the tanks are now fully operational. 

Mobil’s Manager of Refining for Australia and New Zealand, Riccardo Cavallo, said these new tanks enhance the ability to supply high-quality jet fuel to Melbourne Airport, and complements the construction of an additional truck unloading bay at the facility in late 2017.

“The construction of these new tanks, along with the additional truck unloading bay that was completed in 2017, demonstrate the Melbourne Airport JUHI’s commitment to providing a reliable supply of jet fuel to meet Melbourne airport’s growing demand,” he said.

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About the Melbourne Airport Joint User Hydrant Installation (JUHI) joint venture

The Melbourne Airport JUHI is operated by ExxonMobil subsidiary Mobil Oil Australia on behalf of BP, Caltex, Viva and Mobil. The JUHI owns and manages the on-airport fuel depot and hydrant infrastructure used to deliver fuel to aircraft at Melbourne Airport.

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