Monday 21 October, 2019

Marginal increases among gas and diesel prices

Following decreases last week, motorists will see marginal increases in the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel when they fill up at the pumps on Emancipation Day, Thursday, August 1.

This is based on the latest weekly ex-refinery prices made available by the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, on Wednesday.

According to the refinery, 87 and 90-octane gasoline will be sold for $132.25 and $135.09 per litre, respectively, up by $0.27 each.

At the same time, automotive diesel fuel will be sold for $134.02 per litre following an increase of $0.20, while ultra-low sulphur diesel is up by $0.65, and will be sold for $138.57 per litre.

Meanwhile, kerosene is up in price by $0.66, and will be sold for $113.78 per litre.

Propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $38.63 per litre, down by $0.70, while butane liquid petroleum will be sold for $40.12 per litre after a decrease of $0.71.

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

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