US inflation drops as petrol prices plummet

2015-01-18 18:30

US inflation has fallen to its lowest level in six years in December as the cost of petrol declined sharply, says the US Bureau of Labour Statistics.

Petrol price drop a relief for consumers

2014-10-31 22:34

The decrease in the prices of petrol and diesel will bring some respite to deeply indebted consumers, according to Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets.

Mixed news on petrol prices

2014-09-26 15:09

The department of energy has announced an increase in the price of 93 octane fuel and a drop for 95 octane fuel, following the previous month's big reprieve.

Petrol prices: What consumers can expect

2014-08-30 14:04

Don't expect another big petrol price drop or price hike until the year end, economists predict.

Consumers feel 'conned' by petrol price rise

2014-06-27 20:47

The latest petrol price increase announcement has left consumers up in arms and laying the blame on the government.

Petrol price drop means little to jobless

2014-06-03 07:00

The petrol price decrease will lighten the burden for heavily-indebted South Africans, but will impact little on the unemployed, says a debt management firm.

Petrol price could go down

2014-05-30 14:34

Moderating international petroleum prices and a stable exchange rate hold the promise of further relief for motorists at the petrol pumps in June, says the AA.

Petrol price drop not elections ploy

2014-05-02 22:23

It is not true that the petrol price decrease is because of the upcoming national poll, says the energy department.

Petrol price shoots to all-time high

2014-02-28 21:05

The 36 cents a litre petrol price hike will see motorists paying the highest at the pumps ever and it comes at a particularly bad time for consumers, experts warn.

Next week critical for SA petrol price

2013-08-15 15:04

An expert explains why next week will be critical to indicate what will happen to the South African petrol price in September.

Minister: Big fuel price drop in June

2012-05-17 18:04

There will be a "substantial decrease" in the price of fuel next month, says Energy Minister Dipuo Peters.

France in talks on strategic oil release

2012-03-28 10:47

France is in discussions with the US and UK on the possible release of strategic oil stocks to keep prices down, reports Le Monde newspaper.

Gordhan: Levy can't cover roads build

2012-03-13 17:46

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says if the fuel levy is reserved for road construction, it will need a tax hike of R1 per litre to cover construction costs.

Petrol shortages to persist - report

2012-02-01 08:29

Petrol shortages could continue until mid-month, SA Petroleum Retailers' Association director Peter Noke says in a report.


Petrol price scrapes new lows

2014-11-30 15:45

Petrol is at its cheapest level for the year after the latest drop reversed all gains for 2014 and an economist is seeing a further decline in the new year.

Petrol price bonus for motorists

2014-10-31 15:46

Motorists will be getting relief at the pumps as the price of all grades of petrol and diesel will be cheaper.

21 tips to save on petrol

2014-09-02 05:00

Fin24 users offer tips on how to ease the impact of fuel costs, while experts say hard-pressed consumers will benefit from the petrol price drop.

Massive petrol price drop

2014-08-29 15:38

Cash-strapped consumers will get a breather at the pumps with the prices of petrol and diesel falling in September.

Petrol price shock

2014-06-27 17:17

Consumers are set to face more pressure on their wallets as the price of petrol will rise again following two months of decreases.

More petrol price relief for consumers

2014-05-30 16:02

The price of all grades of petrol will decrease, the department of energy has announced.

Petrol price drop offers little respite

2014-05-06 20:15

It is the first time for the year that the petrol price is coming down, but it is unfortunately not sufficient to bring relief to consumers, experts say.

Petrol price relief for motorists

2014-05-02 14:18

Motorists will get some relief at the pumps with the retail price of petrol and diesel dropping, says the energy department.

AA predicts hefty fuel price hike

2014-02-28 12:42

Consumers could face yet another fuel price increase in March, the Automobile Association says.

Sizeable drop in petrol price expected

2012-05-24 17:31

The Reserve Bank will maintain current interest rates, and a considerable reduction in the local petrol price is anticipated, says governor Gill Marcus.

Investor caution keeps Brent above $118

2012-04-19 09:04

Brent crude oil stayed higher than $118 a barrel, as investors pared back demand ahead of a much-anticipated Spanish bond auction.

Supply worries keep oil above $125

2012-03-27 14:26

The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil stayed above $125 on renewed concerns about tension in Iran and supply disruptions in Syria, South Sudan and Yemen.

Fuel shortages to ease 'soon'

2012-02-01 12:39

The SA Petrol Retailers Association says pressures on fuel supplies should come down by early next week.

Iran fuel prices soar as subsidies scrapped

2010-12-19 11:05

Iranian fuel prices have surged as the government started to remove subsidies on energy and food as part of a long-awaited economic overhaul.

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