Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Ministry: Viral post on prices of petroleum products fake

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The Ministry of Energy and Business (MEB) has described as “fake news” information circulating on social media platforms claiming that there has been a price adjustment for petroleum products, dated February 17, 2024.

The Ministry has advised that the last price adjustment for petroleum products was September 3, 2023, while liquid petroleum gas (LPG) products were changed on October 15, 2023.

The current prices for petroleum products are gasoline – $4.22 per litre; diesel – $3.47 per litre; and kerosene – $1.99 per litre. The current prices for LPG products are $153.70 for the 100-lb cylinder; $43.52 for the 25-lb cylinder; $38.47 for the 22-lb cylinder; and $34.97 for the 20-lb cylinder.

Members of the public are encouraged to be vigilant and to verify any information they receive from official sources, before sharing it with others. The MEB will continue to update the public on any developments regarding the pricing of petroleum products through the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) and other official media channels. (SA/BGIS)

1 COMMENT

  1. I always have a Problem with this ONE PRICE FIT ALL on GAS. Some vehicles call for HIGH OCTAIN FUEL ONLY. Here in BIM i do believe WE get the LOW END REGULAR UNLEADED which give the automobile POOR PERFORMANCE and might even cause DAMAGE.
    3 stages of GAS
    REGULAR
    HIGH TEST
    SUPER

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