Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Across-the-board petrol price increases this week

Petrol prices continue to rack up significant increases for a third successive week, which will see motorists paying more when they fill up at the pumps as of Thursday.

According to the latest prices from the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, 87 and 90-octane gasoline is to be sold for $125.49 and $128.33 per litre respectively, following an increase of $3.07 each.

At the same time, automotive diesel fuel is to be sold for $135.12 per litre, up $2.92, while ultra-low sulphur diesel is up by $2.98, and will sell for $136.50 per litre.

The price for kerosene has also been increased, with the commodity now selling for $112.74, up $3.45.

Meanwhile, propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $46.59 per litre, up by $2.94, while butane liquid petroleum will sell for $55.05 per litre after $3.10 was added to the price.

Marketing companies and retailers will add their respective margins to these prices.

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