State government peak oil study

The 2010 Tasmanian budget allocated funds for a $250,000 study that will look into Tasmania”s vulnerability to oil price rises.

Announcing the study, Minister Mr Nick McKim said that it is vital Tasmania prepares for when the supply and price of oil are less certain than they are today. “The key is to do this now, so we will be in the strongest position possible when it happens”, he said.

The study will blackjack online be undertaken by DIER during 2011 and will consult widely with all stakeholders.

Watch this space for more. Click HERE for goverment media release.

UPDATE: The state government Oil Price Vulnerability Project will be conducting open forums for invited stakeholders on June 9th and June 10. Program Manager is Fiona Howroyd 0406 737 981

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