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Major drop in gas prices this week

Published:Wednesday | June 6, 2012 | 5:47 PM

Jamaican motorists are to get a major reprieve when they go to gas pumps tomorrow.

Petrojam has announced a $2.27 cut in gasoline prices.

As a result, it will cost $98.88 to buy a litre of E10-87 gasolene while E10-90 will be sold for $100.53 per litre.

Meanwhile, the price of automotive diesel oil has been reduced by $2.22 to be sold for $99.64 per litre.

A litre of kerosene will go down by $2.09 to sell for $99.74.

In the meantime, propane cooking gas has been cut by $2.21 to be sold for $30.67 per litre.

Butane has been reduced by $3.81 per litre to sell for $45.96.

Retailers will add their mark-ups to the announced prices.