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20 April 2012

April 2012 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 20 April 2012 What’s happening with fuel prices? There’s been no change in pump prices for just over a month (since 14 March), but Brent oil prices have dropped about U... Read more

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15 March 2012

March 2012 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 15 March 2012 Fuel prices rose for the first time in a fortnight on 14 March, with petrol up 3 cents per litre and diesel up 2c. At $2.20/litre for 91 octane, petrol pr... Read more

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13 March 2012

Vehicle fuel efficiency

We are often asked by consumers what cars they should buy to help them be more fuel efficient. EECA have developed a fuel economy comparison tool that can compare most vehicles fuel economy ratings wi... Read more

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29 February 2012

February 2012 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 28 February 2012 Z increased its retail prices overnight on 28 February, and it appears the competitors are following suit. Petrol is up 4 cents per litre while diesel ... Read more

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1 February 2012

January 2012 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 31 January 2012 Diesel prices fell again on 31 January, down 3 cents per litre. This restores the diesel importer margin to the middle of the normal range. Petrol price... Read more

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22 December 2011

December 2011 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 22 December Fuel prices remain unchanged during December thanks to relatively stable commodity prices and the exchange rate. Petrol prices have not moved since early No... Read more

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23 November 2011

November 2011 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 22 November Diesel prices were up 4 cents per litre on 22 November – the third increase in 11 days, totalling 14 cents per litre. Retail petrol prices are unchanged, wh... Read more

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3 November 2011

October 2011 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 14 October Since oil prices fell as low as US$102 a barrel in early October – down US$12/barrel since mid-September when retail prices last rose – they have since climb... Read more

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26 September 2011

September 2011 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 26 September Oil commodity prices have recently fallen US$10 a barrel, which so far has translated to a US 4c/litre drop in the market price of refined fuels (refined f... Read more

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30 August 2011

August 2011 petrol and diesel prices

Petrol and diesel price review: 30 August 2011 The price of petrol increased 4 cents per litre on 29/30 August. Since the last increase the imported cost of petrol is up over 2 cents per litre. As the... Read more

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