Wholesale diesel prices up by 1.4 cents

Average diesel prices rose by 1.4 cents a litre for the week ended August 9

Diesel prices continue to rise for the second week in a row across the country, this time by an average price of 1.4 cents per litre.

Terminal gate pricing data from the Australian Institute of Petroleum shows prices in all states hovered around 115 cents per litre throughout the week.

Keeping up with recent trends, Melbourne and Brisbane had the cheapest diesel throughout the week at an average price of 113.8 cents per litre.

Diesel in Sydney and Adelaide was slightly more expensive, finishing the week with averages of 114.2 cents and 114.3 cents respectively.

Darwin topped the list with an average diesel price of 118.8 cents per litre, 3.9 cents higher than Perth which finished as the second most expensive city at 114.9 cents a litre, up 1.6 cents on the previous week.

AIP data is based on information provided by BP Australia, Caltex, Shell Australia and ExxonMobil, averaged across terminals and capital cities.

Trader Business Media titles ATN, Owner//Driver and ABC 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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