Diesel prices fall nationwide


Diesel prices fall by 4.1 cents per litre for the week ended July 19, according to AIP

Diesel prices fell by a national average of 4.1 cents per litre for the week ended July 19, according to terminal gate pricing data from the Australian Institute of Petroleum.

The AIP data is based on information provided by BP Australia, Caltex, Shell Australia and ExxonMobil.

Prices in all states excluding Darwin hovered around the 111.5 cents per litre mark throughout the week, reflecting a similar drop seven days before.

Melbourne’s diesel continued to be the cheapest in the country, averaging 111 cents for the week, down four cents from the previous week and remaining slightly cheaper than Sydney and Brisbane where the average price at the pump was 111.2 cents.

Diesel in Adelaide was slightly more expensive, finishing the week with an average of 111.5 cents per litre, down 4.1 cents from the previous week and 6.1 cents from the week before.

Darwin topped the list with an average diesel price of 116 cents per litre .

The price was 3.6 cents higher than Perth, which finished as the second most expensive city at 112.4 cents a litre, down 4.1 cents on the previous week.

Trader Business Media titles ATN, Owner//Driver and ABC now publish a summary of terminal gate diesel prices across key capital cities every week. To view this data, available only to subscribers, click here.

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