Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Another significant gas price rise, but diesel down

There will be another significant increase in the price of gasoline effective Thursday, but the prices for the different grades of diesel fuel will go down this week, the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam has announced.

According to Petrojam’s latest weekly price listing, 87 and 90-octane gasoline will be sold for $131.98 and $134.82 per litre, respectively, up by $2.77 each.

At the same time, automotive diesel fuel will be sold for $132.62 per litre, following a decrease of $1.44, while ultra-low sulphur diesel will go down by $1.60, to $136.47 per litre.

Meanwhile, kerosene increased in price by $0.82, and will this week be sold for $112.35 per litre.

Additionally, Petrojam said propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $37.96 per litre, up by $0.33, while butane liquid petroleum will be sold for $40.30 per litre, following an increase of $0.74.

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

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