From midnight on Wednesday, 1 September, the price of a litre of 95 unleaded petrol will be R18.34 inland and R17.62 at the coast.
The announcement that the Astron Energy will replace the much-loved Caltex marks an exciting change in the fuel industry.
The latest fuel hike has placed a massive burden on South African households and businesses, and the DA say it’s high time something changed.
We’re used to seeing cities and highways renamed in South Africa – but it’s going to be very strange when Caltex signs start disappearing.
More expensive Brent Crude Oil and a weaker rand contributed significantly to the increase in August fuel prices.
The government banned the sale of fuel in portable containers on Thursday. The Department of Energy discouraged South Africans from panic buying and hoarding and added that “there are sufficient products” in the country despite the current challenges.
SAPREF – the largest crude oil refinery in SA- announced that is temporarily shutting down its operations because of the ongoing violence in KZN. The Durban-based refinery produces 35% of the country’s fuel supply.
The fuel industry had approached by the Essential Services Committee (ESC) of the CCMA, seeking to have the fuel sector declared an essential service, but Numsa challenged this
With the Budget speech for 2021 set to take place this week, all eyes will be focused of ‘Tito’s tax hikes’ – and there’s already an early favourite.
Gwede Mantashe was asked about the sale of fuel reserves back in 2015 whereby Joemat-Pettersson’s name came up.
It’s been a rough few months, but it looks the tide is finally turning for the petrol price. We’ve got the expected fuel costs for September here.
With a fuel crisis and a diesel shortage looming on the horizon, it seems Gauteng – and a few other parts of SA – will be cutting things fine this week.
SA is set to get a newly formed SOE, with PetroSA, the Stategic Fuel Fund and iGas poised to merge into the National Petroleum Company.
Concerns have been raised in Parliament about the lack of urgency regarding a potential fuel shortage in June, as access to diesel remains limited.
After seeing two sharp declines since lockdown began, the motorists of Mzansi are returning to reality. The petrol price for June is set to skyrocket.
The economy might be ready to open up, but a forecast ‘diesel shortage’ could wreak havoc for some industries. Here’s the latest on our fuel situation.
‘It is unclear how many litres of fuel were stolen,’ said a spokesperson.
To what do we owe this pleasure? The petrol price for February has been confirmed by the AA, and it looks like our fuel will be getting cheaper.
Inflation rate edged up to 4% in December. However, food items such as bread, cereal and fish were up by 8% or more.
Start the year how we mean to go on, perhaps? Petrol prices will fall across South Africa in January – and this is what it will cost to fill up your vehicle.
The petrol price for November is officially going down and It’s about time, too. Here’s how much fuel is going to cost us over the course of this month.
In the month of Black Friday bargains, it seems that even our petrol price will be discounted. November is looking good for Mzansi’s motorists.
Solid, liquid and gaseous fuels formed the bulk of the wholesale trade sales’ positive performance.
Well, not many of us were expecting this. But a new survey has revealed that South Africa’s petrol prices are technically the most affordable on the continent.
You don’t have to look at these figures from behind the sofa any more. The petrol price for July is almost R1-per-litre cheaper, starting from Wednesday.