Ministry: Global fuel prices higher in 3rd week

The prices of oil derivatives in global markets were higher in the third week of December than second week average, according to Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources data.

90-octane gasoline price was $733 per ton, compared to second week average price of $719.2, an increase of 1.9% and 95-octane gas was sold at $758.3 per ton, compared to $743.8 per ton in the second week, rising 1.9%, according to the ministry.

Diesel price rose from $637.4 per ton to $644, an increase of 1%, and kerosene was up from $663.2 per ton to $672.1, or 1.3%, while the price of fuel oil rose from $403.4 per ton to $413.2 per ton, about 2.4%, it said.

On the other hand, the price of liquefied petroleum gas dropped in December to $761.3 per ton, compared to the November price of $838.5, down 9.2%, it said.

Benchmark Brent crude was sold at $73.7 per barrel in the third week of the month, compared to $74.7 in the second week of this month, the figures showed.

Source: Jordan News Agency

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