Fuel price report

UK & overseas prices - March 2014

The average UK petrol price remains at a three-year low and diesel is at its lowest since July 2012

The average UK petrol price remains at a three-year low and diesel is at its lowest since July 2012

The average UK petrol price remains at a three-year low and diesel is at its lowest since July 2012. The Budget confirmed the continued fuel duty freeze, unlike 11 of 28 EU countries that have increased duties, including France, Holland, Sweden and Italy.

Oil: $107 a barrel.

Unleaded prices are down 0.1p from 129.6 ppl to 129.5 ppl.  Diesel prices have fallen 0.4p from 137.0 ppl to 136.6 ppl.  The price difference between unleaded and diesel has decreased slightly to 7.1 ppl.

National and regional

Northern Ireland has recorded the highest price for unleaded at 129.9 ppl.  Yorkshire & Humberside has recorded the lowest price for unleaded at 129.1 ppl.  Scotland has recorded the highest diesel price at 137.3 ppl.  London and the West Midlands have the cheapest diesel at 136.3 ppl.

Supermarkets

Supermarket prices for unleaded are down to 127.5 ppl. The gap between supermarket prices and the UK average for unleaded has risen to 2.0 ppl.


(Fuel price data is supplied by Experian Catalist in cooperation with Arval UK Ltd)

 

2 April 2014

 

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