ARTICLES RELATING TO PETROL

The petrol price is up 32% since 2012 – even though right now a barrel of oil costs almost exactly what it did then

2019-10-02 16:06

When margins, retail income and distribution cost are included, 55% of the fuel price is unrelated to the oil price itself.

Despite Saudi turmoil, new oil shock unlikely

2019-09-22 17:15

The past week's sudden surge in oil prices brought to mind the nightmare of shortages, but it's not too likely motorists will be queueing to fill up around the world, analysts say.

Pick n Pay Smart Shoppers can now use their points for petrol at some BP garages

2019-09-05 13:08

Cash-strapped South Africans looking to get some more mileage out of their Smart Shopper points can spend them on petrol.

Treasury wants to deregulate the petrol price - but an analyst believes this will not bring cheaper fuel, only more price volatility

2019-08-28 13:59

South Africa’s fuel price is currently calculated monthly, based on overseas oil prices.

The hunt for ‘realistic car fuel consumption figures’ – financial powerhouses to conduct fuel economy tour in SA

2019-08-07 11:38

Financial powerhouses WesBank and First National Bank (FNB) are joining forces to to conduct a Fuel Economy Tour of South Africa that they say "will provide motorists with definitive fuel consumption figures."

Petrol attendant pays for woman’s fuel: ‘I knew it was the right thing to do’

2019-05-31 12:55

When a young woman from Gordon’s Bay in the Western Cape left for work yesterday morning, she had no idea that an act of kindness would soon be coming her way.

Fuel in Zimbabwe will now cost over R20 a litre

2019-05-21 11:53

Zimbabwe has announced a massive fuel price hike after the country's central bank said it would no longer provide fuel dealers with funding for petrol and diesel.

Fuel price not expected to change much in June - AA

2019-05-15 15:14

'The overall picture is of little change,' the AA said on Wednesday, after reviewing unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

South Africa signs for South Sudan oil block after $1 billion plan

2019-05-06 13:52

The countries signed an exploration and production sharing agreement for block B2, the second such contract since South Sudan’s independence seven years ago.

Portugal petrol strike lifted

2019-04-18 12:33

Fuel haulers in Portugal lifted on Thursday a strike that caused long lines at petrol stations days before a long holiday weekend following mediation by the government.

 

Petrol price of 95 goes up, while 93 dips

2019-09-29 11:13

The price of 95 octane petrol will go up by 18 cents a litre, while 93 will cost 4 cent less a litre.

Motorists to brace for fuel price hikes in September - AA

2019-08-29 06:56

"Weakness in the Rand is expected to drive fuel prices higher in September," reports the Automobile Association.

Zim fuel prices soar (again), minister says more hikes on the cards

2019-08-26 19:13

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe received news of another fuel price hike on Monday, but Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube says he would like to see the fuel price increase further.

Petrol price to jump by 9 cents per litre at midnight

2019-06-04 18:20

Petrol will be increasing by 9 cents per litre from midnight, with further increases to the price of diiesel and paraffin.

Worried about rising fuel prices? New Carbon tax, unstable Rand paint 'mixed picture' for SA motorists in June - AA

2019-05-28 11:58

"Variable international oil prices, and an equally unpredictable Rand/US dollar exchange rate, have combined to provide a mixed picture for fuel prices in June," says the Automobile Association.

Oil jumps as OPEC signals continued cuts and US threatens Iran

2019-05-20 07:40

Oil started the week strongly after Saudi Arabia and other OPEC+ members signaled intentions to keep supplies constrained for the rest of the year, while US tensions with Iran ratcheted up.

SEE: Petrol price hikes - world's most expensive fuel

2019-05-14 07:45

As South African motorists reel from ongoing petrol price hikes we look at fuel prices around the world.

Brent crude oil rises to $75 on Iran risk, Russia supply outage

2019-04-25 12:35

Brent crude reached $75 a barrel for the first time since October as the US decision to remove Iran sanctions waivers combined with a drop in Russian flows to fuel supply fears.

Fuel prices a sore thumb for businesses, consumers

2019-04-17 20:40

Higher fuel prices have driven up March inflation, and economists expect inflation to tick up even more in coming months.

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