Diesel remains cheaper on average than petrol at the pump although wholesale prices have started to reverse that again
In line with wholesale costs, diesel has once again become more expensive than petrol at the pump. Fierce supermarket competition has opened a significant average price gap between them and most other retailers.
Unleaded prices have dropped 2p from 111.2 ppl 109.2ppl. Diesel prices have risen 0.6p from 110.4 ppl to 111.0 ppl. The price difference between diesel and unleaded has risen to 0.8pp having been minus 0.8 ppl last month.
East Anglia has recorded the highest price for unleaded at 109.6 ppl. Yorkshire and Humberside has recorded the lowest price for unleaded at 109.0 ppl. Scotland has recorded the highest diesel price at 111.6 ppl. Yorkshire & Humberside and Northern Ireland have the cheapest diesel at 110.6 ppl.
Supermarket prices for unleaded have fallen to 107.1 ppl. The gap between supermarket prices and the UK average for unleaded has grown to 2.1 ppl.
(Fuel price data is supplied by Experian Catalist in cooperation with Arval UK Ltd)
(30 October 2015)