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Pump prices have dropped substantially following a fall in the price of oil and the wholesale price of petrol and diesel
Pump prices have dropped substantially following a fall in the price of oil and the wholesale price of petrol and diesel. There is now potential for the UK’s average pump price of petrol to fall to 134pence per litre (ppl) in two to three weeks.
Oil: $97 a barrel
Unleaded prices have fallen by 3.0ppl from139.9ppl to 136.9ppl. Diesel prices have fallen by 4.6ppl from146.4ppl to 141.8ppl. The price difference between unleaded and diesel has fallen to 4.9ppl.
Northern Ireland recorded the highest price for unleaded at 137.8ppl. London recorded the lowest price for unleaded at 136.1ppl. Northern Ireland recorded the highest diesel price at 142.8ppl. Yorkshire and Humberside has the cheapest diesel at 140.8ppl.
Supermarket prices for unleaded fell by 3.8ppl. The gap between supermarket prices and the UK average for unleaded has risen to 2.1ppl.
The UK has the tenth highest petrol price and the third highest diesel price.
(Fuel price data is supplied by Experian Catalist in cooperation with Arval UK Ltd)
(updated 19 April 2013)