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The average UK petrol price has dropped again as the strength of the pound against the dollar fends off upward pressure from the price of oil
The average UK petrol price has dropped again as the strength of the pound against the dollar fends off upward pressure from the price of oil. A closer pump price gap between rural towns and neighbours with more competitive pricing has helped.
Oil: $109 a barrel.
Unleaded prices are down 0.9p from 130.5 ppl to 129.6 ppl. Diesel prices have fallen 1.2p from 138.2 ppl to 137.0 ppl. The price difference between unleaded and diesel has decreased slightly to 7.4 ppl.
Northern Ireland has recorded the highest price for unleaded at 130.0 ppl. Yorkshire & Humberside has recorded the lowest price for unleaded at 129.2 ppl. Scotland has recorded the highest diesel price at 137.6 ppl. The North West and Yorkshire & Humberside have the cheapest diesel at 136.7 ppl.
Supermarket prices for unleaded are down to 128.0 ppl. The gap between supermarket prices and the UK average for unleaded has risen slightly to 1.6 ppl.
(Fuel price data is supplied by Experian Catalist in cooperation with Arval UK Ltd)
(updated 26 February 2014)