Thursday 28 May, 2020

All-round price increases on petroleum products this week

Following several weeks of reprieve, motorists will see big upward movements in the prices of gasoline and diesel when they fill up at the pumps on Thursday.

According to the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, 87 and 90-octane gasoline will be sold for $126.15 and $128.99 per litre, respectively, up by $2.99 each.

At the same time, automotive diesel fuel will be sold for $132.08 per litre, following an increase of $3.00, while ultra-low sulphur diesel is up by $3.05, and will be sold for $135.69 per litre.

Users of kerosene will also see a big jump in the price of the commodity, which will now be sold for $110.39 per litre, an increase of $3.01.

Propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $36.88 per litre, up by $1.12, while butane liquid petroleum will be sold for $39.23 per litre, following an increase of $1.40.

The marketing companies and retailers will add their respective mark-ups to the prices from Petrojam.

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