Pump prices continue to rise as oil prices climbed above $60 a barrel for the second time this year
Pump prices continue to rise as oil prices climbed above $60 a barrel for the second time this year. Diesel remains significantly more expensive than petrol, despite near parity at wholesale cost level this month.
Unleaded prices are up 1.4p from 111.9 ppl to 113.3 ppl. Diesel prices have risen 0.6p from 118.2 ppl to 118.8 ppl. The price difference between unleaded and diesel has shrunk to 5.5 ppl.
Scotland has recorded the highest price for unleaded at 113.8 ppl. London, South East, and Yorkshire and Humberside have recorded the lowest price for unleaded at 113.1 ppl. Scotland has recorded the highest diesel price at 119.6 ppl. Northern Ireland has the cheapest diesel at 117.7 ppl.
Supermarket prices for unleaded have risen to 111.3 ppl. The gap between supermarket prices and the UK average for unleaded remains at 2.0 ppl.
(Fuel price data is supplied by Experian Catalist in cooperation with Arval UK Ltd)
(30 April 2015)