Park Fuels hopes to expand its Kooragang facility so it can store a billion litres of diesel fuel

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:48pm, first published September 22 2020 - 9:00am
Birds eye view: Port of Newcastle chief executive Craig Carmody and Senator Hollie Hughes tour the three storage sites on Tuesday.

Kooragang Island could be the location of a new one billion litre diesel storage facility under plans to expand the Port of Newcastle's fuel storage capacity.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.