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Diesel or Petrol: which is right for your boat?

So you’ve decided to buy a boat. Whilst you have a lot of decisions to make that will impact your time on the water, few are as important as whether you’ll go with a diesel or petrol engine. Decades ago the choice was easier – the difference was far more pronounced– but nowadays the two […]

Fuelling Solutions, Marine|

A few tips to increase your boat’s fuel efficiency

It’s fair to say boats aren’t exactly the most fuel-efficient vehicles around. But there are a few things you can do to make your time on the water a lot cheaper.
Proper Hull care
One thing to keep in mind is the condition of the bottom of your boat. A smooth, clean hull will do wonders for efficiency. […]

Fuel Industry, Marine|

Australian wool prices benefit from international demand

Surging international demand has seen Australian wool skyrocket to prices not seen in years.

Victorian Farmer Tom Spielvogel said he has been fetching up to $50 a kilo.

“I have sold a few bales recently at very good prices – $40 and $50 a kilo – they’ve been the ultra fine ones, the 13 and 14s”, he […]

Areas We Service, Farming|

Inboard or outboard: which motor is right for your boat?

If you’re in the market for a new boat, especially if you are a first time buyer, you’ve probably been confronted with the decision between an inboard or an outboard motor. This article will hopefully give you some insights into just what each option offers. […]

Marine|

Young people in agriculture and what they think is important

At the current time, the average age of an Australian farmer is 58 years old. As Australia’s farming population begins to age, there appears to be a deficit in the number of youth stepping in to fill the gaps.

 

Since the 1980’s, the population of Australian famers has gone down by 40%, leading many to wonder […]

Farming|

Five ways to ensure the safety of yourself and your crew

One of the most important things for having a safe day on the water, especially if you are taking guests, is preparation. These five tips will ensure that everyone understands what to do when something goes wrong and that you have the right equipment to deal with a problem.
Create a Float Plan
Although a lot of […]

Marine|

Australia Set for Record Harvest

Ending the year on a high, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has released its forecast for the season and it shows Australia is on track to record its largest grain harvest ever.

The revelation comes at the end of a year which ABARES has described as being generally favourable to […]

Farming|

7 things to consider when buying a boat

If you are in the market for a boat, you may be a bit overwhelmed by the sheer amount of things to consider. Luckily for you this article is here to reveal a few details that you definitely don’t want to miss.

Type of Boat

Although you probably already have something in mind, you should spend […]

Marine|

Super Tankers: The Wonders of the Sea

There are some engineering wonders of the world that you inevitably know; structures like the Sydney Opera House, The Empire State Building, the Channel Tunnel and the Suez Canal. But how well do you know the super tanker, one of the most impressive examples of maritime engineering the world has ever seen?

Designed to carry oil […]

Marine|

Community Support: Cocktails For A Cure 2017

We here at OilCorp are proud to be supporting the Cocktails for a Cure Charity Night raising funds for Ovarian Cancer Research at the Mater Foundation. Come join us on Saturday 4 February 2017 at 6pm until 12.30am at Jimbour House. For all the information about the night, check out the Cocktails for a Cure Facebook […]

Community Support|