Petrol joins iPhones and Barbies as things China makes for world

2016-06-07 10:34

After supplying the world with everything from Victoria’s Secret lingerie to iPhones and Barbie dolls, China is now producing fuel across the globe.

Here's why the petrol price is about to spike

Motorists lined up at petrol stations in South Africa on Tuesday ahead of increased fuel prices, effective as of Wednesday. What's behind the increase?

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Huge hike in petrol, diesel prices

2016-05-30 09:30

Motorists will have to fork out more for petrol and diesel at the pump in June, says the department of energy.

Double blow for petrol price

2016-05-20 12:58

Motorists have been fortunate in 2016 so far, with lower oil prices buffering a weak rand, but now both will have an impact on the petrol price, cautions the AA.

Brace for another petrol price hike

2016-04-18 12:34

Motorists can likely expect another petrol price increase, following a bumper hike last month, according to the Automobile Association.

Angry motorists queue for fuel across Nigeria

2016-04-05 17:54

Motorists queued overnight at petrol stations across Nigeria as the worst fuel shortages for years hit the country.

Petrol price could drop by 22c a litre

2015-10-29 11:53

Motorists can expect relief of up to 22 cents a litre at petrol pumps next month, thanks to a drop in global oil prices in October, says the AA.

Buhari lays down the law

2015-10-08 14:20

Nigerian President Buhari's anti-corruption crusade continues with the arrest of former petroleum resources minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, for allegations of money laundering and bribery.

Cees Bruggemans: No relief – Global events point to an even weaker Rand

2015-09-04 14:19

A global slowdown points to a weaker rand, which means we may have seen the last of petrol price relief, says Cees Bruggemans.

Fuel shortage exclusive to Gauteng

2015-08-11 17:27

Petrol stations in Gauteng will continue to run dry while the rest of the country remains unaffected, the Fuel Retailers Association says.

Consumers can't afford the petrol levy amid growing levels of debt and soaring costs of living, according to debt expert Neil Roets.

Consumers can't afford the petrol levy amid growing levels of debt and soaring costs of living, according to debt expert Neil Roets.

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INFOGRAPHIC: SA's petrol price rollercoaster

2016-05-30 16:00

The petrol price has gone up by up to 152c a litre since March as the rand continues to weaken alongside an increasing oil price.

Consumers reel as price hikes hit home

2016-05-27 16:11

The combination of ever-increasing petrol and food prices is placing 94% of South African households at high risk of a negative net income, warns an economist.

Nigeria hikes petrol price over foreign exchange shortage

2016-05-12 15:45

Nigeria has hiked the price of petrol after months of fuel shortages caused by a foreign exchange shortage left Africa's biggest economy running on fumes.

Tycoon behind Zim ethanol firm named in Panama Papers

2016-04-05 18:48

A wealthy businessman who is the driving force behind the plant producing the ethanol all petrol in Zimbabwe must be blended with, has been named in the Panama Papers.

Weak oil may save SA motorists pain at the pumps

2015-12-15 20:08

Despite the rand rout in the wake of President Jacob Zuma's finance minister blunder, SA motorists could be spared major pain at the pumps at the end of the month.

SA looks to buy Iraqi crude to boost supply security

2015-10-16 12:51

SA is seeking to import 24 million barrels of oil a year from Iraq to boost its reserves in what would be South Africa's first crude imports from Baghdad for more than a decade.

Engen expands in Mozambique

2015-09-21 17:52

Engen is continuing its aggressive retail expansion in Mozambique, with plans for three service stations in the near future.

Matthew Lester: Since 2009 – Anything with a plug will make you broke

2015-08-28 16:13

Tax expert Matthew Lester weighs up the costs of oil and electricity, plotting them against inflation. He makes some interesting findings.

Fuel demand stabilises in the US: Kemp

2015-06-26 17:00

The initial consumption stimulus from lower oil prices may be fading, at least in the United States, according to the latest round of official data.

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