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Gas prices up for eight straight week

Published: Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 3:30 pm Comments 0
A Shell gas station - File.
A Shell gas station - File.

Gas prices will be going up for a eight straight week.

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (Petrojam), today announced a $0.51 increase in a litre of gasolene.

Effective tomorrow, E-10 87 gasolene will sell for $100.79 while E-10 90 gasolene will sell for 102.44 per litre.

A litre of automotive diesel oil has been increased by $0.36 and will be sold for $104.33

The price of kerosene will move up by $0.22 and will be sold for $107.14 per litre.

A litre of propane cooking gas has been reduced by $1.09 and will be sold for $42.45.

Butane will go up by $0.17 and will sell for $58.69 per litre.

As is customary, retailers will add their mark-ups to the announced prices.

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