After three consecutive weeks of fuel price increases, as of Monday there will be relief in the wallets of Portuguese drivers, particularly with regard to 95 petrol: “The evolution of prices in euros points to a fall prices at 6 cents per liter for 95 of gasoline, while the liter of diesel should drop by one cent,” a source from one of the main national oil companies told ‘Multinews’.
In the same vein, the prices of the stations adjoining the hypermarkets follow the market trend, with a “sharp drop of 0.0491 euro for gasoline and a slight drop of 0.038 euro for diesel”, specified a other source.
Thus, from this Monday, filling up a tank with 60 liters of gasoline will cost 3 euros less. The bill for topping up a diesel tank will be 60 cents cheaper.
The data of Directorate General of Energy and Geology (DGEG) show that the average price of a liter of simple diesel in Portugal currently costs 1.959 euros per litre, while that of simple 95 petrol is worth 1.889 euros. The latest fuel bulletin from the European Commission indicates that Portugal has the 8th most expensive gasoline 95 of the 27 countries of the European Union. Diesel occupies the 12th position in the European ranking. According to European data, the price of diesel in Portugal is higher than the European average, set at 1,970 euros.