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Price war ceasefire

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 2:45 pm | AA Petrol Watch

Fuel prices in many parts of the country rose a total of 2 cents per litre during May, but in other areas the price rise was much higher as the long-running price discount war suddenly came to an end. The price of 91 octane petrol at most outlets ... More >>

Fuel prices lowest in nearly five years

Monday, 2 February 2015, 4:12 pm | AA Petrol Watch

After a run of 22 straight price cuts in a row since October, petrol prices fell to their lowest levels since May 2010, and diesel to prices not seen since 2009. Petrol prices fell 17 cents per litre in the first half of January, with the price ... More >>

Petrol prices edge down towards $2 per litre

Monday, 1 December 2014, 4:15 pm | AA Petrol Watch

National petrol prices have edged closer to $2 a litre for the first time in two-and-a-half years. Petrol prices fell 8 cents per litre during November, with the price of 91 octane ending the month on $2.06 per litre at most outlets. Diesel fell 6 cents to ... More >>

Diesel prices reach highest level in 21 months

Monday, 2 September 2013, 3:42 pm | AA Petrol Watch

Diesel prices rose 7 cents through August to finish at $1.60 a litre at most service stations, the highest diesel prices have been since November 2011. In contrast, petrol prices fell to their lowest level in 10 weeks during August, but after several weeks ... More >>

Fuel Prices Reach Lowest Levels In 9 Months

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 10:30 am | AA Petrol Watch

Petrol prices fell 12 cents during April and could drop below $2 a litre according to the Automobile Association. More >>

Fuel prices down and up

Friday, 1 February 2013, 3:13 pm | AA Petrol Watch

Media Release: 1 February 2013 PetrolWatch – January 2013 Fuel prices down and up Petrol prices rose slightly during January, ending the month 1 cent higher than at the start. The price of 91 octane petrol began the new year on $2.13 per litre, ... More >>

Fuel prices down but could go further

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 11:41 am | AA Petrol Watch

Media Release: 1 November 2012 PetrolWatch – October 2012 Fuel prices down but could go further After a brief increase early in October, petrol prices continued a downward trend from September to be at their lowest levels in three months. The ... More >>

Fuel prices on their way down

Monday, 1 October 2012, 3:28 pm | AA Petrol Watch

After two months of price increases during which the cost of petrol reached an all-time high, fuel prices fell three consecutive times during September. Petrol prices fell a total of 8 cents, to end the month on $2.15 per litre for 91 octane in the main ... More >>

Petrol prices reach all-time high

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 9:42 am | AA Petrol Watch

The price of petrol reached a new record during August, with 91 octane rising to $2.23 per litre. Petrol prices rose 12 cents per litre in August, before falling 3 cents at the end of the month to finish on $2.20 per litre in the main centres, ... More >>

Fuel companies should absorb tax increase as prices rise

Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 3:47 pm | AA Petrol Watch

Media Release: 31 July 2012 PetrolWatch – July 2012 Fuel companies should absorb tax increase as prices rise again After two months of falls, fuel prices are on the rise again with petrol increasing 14 cents per litre during July and diesel up 10 ... More >>

Fuel prices at lowest level in 18 months

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 4:14 pm | AA Petrol Watch

Media Release: 4 July 2012 PetrolWatch – June 2012 Fuel prices at lowest level in 18 months More >>

Pump prices fall at last

Friday, 8 June 2012, 2:46 pm | AA Petrol Watch

After sustained reductions in commodity prices, petrol prices fell 4 cents per litre in May, ending the month on $2.16 per litre for 91 octane, with diesel down 3 cents to $1.54 per litre in the main centres. Pump prices subsequently fell 7 cents per ... More >>

Petrol down, but diesel up

Friday, 2 December 2011, 10:05 am | AA Petrol Watch

Retail petrol and diesel prices moved in different directions during November. The price of petrol fell 3 cents per litre, to $2.07 per litre for 91 octane in the main centres, while the price of diesel rose 14 cents per litre to end the month on $1.61 ... More >>

Lower oil prices offset by falling exchange rate

Tuesday, 4 October 2011, 12:48 pm | AA Petrol Watch

The price of petrol rose 3 cents-per-litre during September, ending the month on $2.10-a-litre for 91 octane in the main centres, with 95 octane on $2.18 and 98 octane (where sold) on $2.26-a-litre. Diesel prices rose 2 cents during the month, to finish ... More >>

Lower oil prices not flowing through to the pump

Monday, 4 July 2011, 2:34 pm | AA Petrol Watch

Petrol prices were stable during June, ending the month where they began, on $2.06 per litre for 91 octane in the main centres. The retail petrol price increased 2 cents per litre mid-month, before dropping 2 cents a fortnight later. Diesel prices ... More >>

Petrol Prices drop for first time in 8 months

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 12:40 pm | AA Petrol Watch

May was a month of extreme contrasts, with petrol prices hitting their highest ever level and then falling for the first time since August 2010. More >>

Petrol prices unchanged, diesel down

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 4:09 pm | AA Petrol Watch

Despite rising oil prices, the petrol price stayed at $2.19 a litre during April while diesel prices dropped six cents to end the month on $1.64 a litre. “Although oil prices continue to increase, the rising exchange rate offset these increases, ... More >>

Oil prices reach 30-month highs

Friday, 4 March 2011, 3:16 pm | AA Petrol Watch

The price of oil continued to rise during February, jumping US$15 a barrel (15%) to reach US$115, a figure not seen since August 2008. The rising cost saw a litre of 91 octane petrol increase 3 cents per litre to $2.03 per litre in the main centres, ... More >>

September fuel prices stable until October tax inc

Monday, 4 October 2010, 12:52 pm | AA Petrol Watch

There was no change to fuel prices during September, with the price of a litre of 91 octane petrol remaining at $1.74 per litre in the main centres for five weeks. The price of diesel also remained unchanged on $1.19 per litre at many service stations, ... More >>

PetrolWatch – June 2010

Friday, 2 July 2010, 4:11 pm | AA Petrol Watch

Retail fuel prices remained unchanged for nearly a month before rising a few cents in late June. Petrol prices increased 3 cents to $1.76 per litre for 91 octane in the main centres, and diesel rose 2 cents at most outlets to end the month on $1.18 ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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