Sunday 21 July, 2019

Motorists to pay more at the pumps going into the New Year

Following two weeks of reprieve, motorists will be faced with increased prices at the pumps going into the New Year based on the latest ex-refinery costs released by the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam.

Effective Thursday, 87 and 90 octane gasoline will be sold for $120.09 and $122.93 per litre, respectively, up by $1.79 each.

Automotive diesel fuel is up $1.06 and will now sell for $119.88 per litre, while ultra-low sulphur diesel will be sold for $124.46 per litre, an increase of $0.97.

In the meantime, kerosene will see an increase of $0.94 and will be sold for $100.37 per litre. Propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $49.21 per litre, up by $1.00 while butane liquid petroleum will be sold for $51.12 per litre after an increase of $0.85.

Marketing companies and retailers will add their respective mark-up to these prices.

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