Thursday 24 January, 2019

Motorists to pay slightly more for fuel this week

Following weeks of mostly declines, motorists are to pay more for fuel when they fill up at the pumps this week, beginning on Thursday.

That is based on the latest ex-refinery prices which were issued on Wednesday by the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam.

It will now cost $117.23 and $120.07 per litre respectively for 87 and 90-octane gasoline following an increase of $0.48 each.

Automotive diesel fuel will now sell for $125.26 per litre following an increase of $0.54, while ultra-low sulphur diesel will be sold for $128.64 per litre, after an increase of $0.57.

Persons using kerosene will also pay more. The commodity is up in price by $0.55, and will now sell for $103.98 per litre.

Meanwhile, propane liquid petroleum will now sell for $41.95 per litre, down by $0.70, while butane liquid petroleum will now sell for $50.37 per litre after an increase of $0.29.

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

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