Thursday 23 May, 2019

Gas, diesel prices down, but other petroleum costs go up

Gasoline and diesel prices are down this week, but all other petroleum products supplied by the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, will see increases.

That is according to the latest in weekly price movements announced on Wednesday by Petrojam.

Effective Thursday, 87 and 90-octane gasoline will be sold for $134.20 and $137.04 per litre, respectively, down by $1.64 each.

Automotive diesel fuel is down by a mere $0.01, and will be sold for $137.80 per litre, while ultra-low sulphur diesel will sell for $141.49 per litre, down by $0.31.

Meanwhile, kerosene has been increased by $0.46, and will sell this week for $117.83 per litre.

Propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $44.39 per litre, up by $0.90, while butane liquid petroleum will be sold for $47.58 per litre following an increase of $0.06.

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

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