Increased prices again for gasoline, diesel fuel
For a second straight week, motorists will be paying more for gasoline and diesel fuel, based on the latest weekly prices announced on Wednesday by Petrojam, the state-owned oil refinery.
As a result, when motorists fill up at the pumps on Thursday, they will pay $1.63 more for 87 and 90-octane gasoline, which will this week sell for $128.20 and $131.04 per litre, respectively.
Petrojam said automotive diesel fuel will sell this week for $132.29 per litre, following an increase of $1.46, while ultra-low sulphur diesel is up by $1.62, and will sell for $136.76 per litre.
Users of kerosene will pay $1.70 more for the commodity, which will sell for $111.66 per litre.
Propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $39.63 per litre, up by $1.81, while butane liquid petroleum will be sold for $42.15 per litre after an increase of $2.45.
The marketing companies and retailers will add their respective mark-ups to the prices from Petrojam.