Gas prices going up
Barbadians will start paying more for gas, diesel and kerosene and less for liquid petroleum gas (LPG) from midnight tonight.
The Ministry of Energy has announced that in keeping with the landed price of petroleum products, the retail price of gasoline has been adjusted from $3.03 to $3.11 per litre, an increase of eight cents; diesel has increased by seven cents from $2.78 to $2.85 per litre; while the price of kerosene has moved from $1.82 to $1.86 per litre, an increase of four cents.
Meanwhile, consumers will pay less for LPG, commonly known as cooking gas.
The 100-lb cylinder has been reduced from $180.16 to $179.67, the 25-lb cylinder from $50.14 to $50.02, and the 22-lb cylinder from $44.29 to $44.18. The 20-lb cylinder has seen a reduction from $40.26 to $40.16.
This represents adjustments of 49 cents, 12 cents, 11 cents and 10 cents respectively.