| Mar 30, 2023

Petrojam ends two-week reprieve as pump prices trend higher

/ Our Today

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A pump attendant working at Total Energy’s Heroes Circle service station in Kingston.

Ending a two-week reprieve, petrol costs will trend higher island-wide following an updated pricing regimen by state-owned refinery Petrojam. 

Rising $3.06 steeper than its baseline price last week, 87-octane gasolene will now open at $167.86 effective today (March 23).l

Price increases were consistent across the entirety of Petrojam’s closely watched petroleum product price index, with the rise most pronounced for 87- and 90-octane gasolene.

It is expected retailers will add their respective mark-ups to the announced prices.

See breakdown of prices below:

ProductPrice per unit (effective March 30, 2023)Price change (from last week)
Gasolene 87$167.82$3.06 ($164.76)
Gasolene 90$169.23$3.06 ($172.29)
Auto diesel$191.62$0.25 ($196.12)
Kerosene$202.92$0.25 ($202.67)
Propane$65.64$1.19 ($64.45)
Butane$71.76$0.84 ($70.92)
ULSD$202.71$0.25 ($202.46)


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