Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Gas prices up, diesel down this week

Motorists will pay more for gasoline but less for diesel when they fill up at the pumps from Thursday, according to the latest weekly adjustments in fuel prices announced by the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam.

According to Petrojam, 87 and 90-octane gasoline will this week sell for $128.53 and $131.37 per litre, respectively, following an increase of $1.46 each.

At the same time, automotive diesel fuel will be sold for $131.50 per litre, following a decrease of $3.00, while ultra-low sulphur diesel is down by $1.56, and will sell for $134.70 per litre.

Kerosene is down $2.37, and will now sell for $109.67 per litre.

In the meantime, propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $45.01 per litre, down $01.28, while butane liquid petroleum will sell for $51.16 per litre, after a decrease of $1.45.

The marketing companies and retailers will add their respective margins to the prices from Petrojam.

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