Diesel prices up to 120 cents per litre

By: Jason Whittaker


Diesel prices continue to rise, lurching upwards by 0.7 cents per litre compared to last week- the fifth consecutive rise

Diesel prices continue to rise, lurching upwards by 0.7 cents per litre compared to last week- the fifth consecutive rise in as many weeks.

Terminal gate pricing data from the Australian Institute of Petroleum shows prices in all states apart from Darwin hovering around the 115 to 116 cents per litre mark throughout the week.

Diesel in Melbourne as per usual was the cheapest in the country, averaging at a price of 115.2 cents per litre and was closely followed by Brisbane which averaged 115.4 cents.

Sydney and Adelaide were not far behind in the standings, averaging 115.6 and 115.8 cents per litre respectively.

As usual Darwin topped the list with an average diesel price of 120.1 cents per litre, the first city to go over the 120 cent mark since early September while Perth finished as the second most expensive city at 116.3 cents a litre.

AIP data is based on information provided by BP Australia, Caltex, Shell Australia and ExxonMobil, averaged across terminals and capital cities.

Trader Business Media titles ATN, Owner//Driver and ABC publish a summary of terminal gate diesel prices across key capital cities every week. To view this data, available only to subscribers, click here.

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