Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Gas prices slightly down, but diesel up this week

Having been faced with record high fuel prices for several weeks, motorists will see a slight reduction in the price of gasoline at the pumps on Thursday.

According to the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, 80 and 90-octane gasoline will sell for $141.89 and $144.73 per litre, respectively, following a reduction of $0.13.

At the same time, Petrojam has announced that automotive diesel fuel is up by $1.09, and will be sold for $146.01 per litre, while ultra-low sulphur diesel is up by $1.71, and will be sold for $150.53 per litre.

Meanwhile, kerosene is up $1.92, and will now sell for $127.25 per litre.

Petrojam has also advised that propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $56.98 per litre, following a reduction of $1.10, while butane liquid petroleum will be sold for $64.78 per litre after a decrease of $1.47.

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

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