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Tag / Oil prices

Average petrol and diesel prices stay the same in March

Average petrol and diesel prices stay the same in March

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 00:00 BST

Retailers absorb increased wholesale costs to the benefit of motorists. April may bring lower pump prices with possibility of oil price reduction

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 20:03 GMT

Asda has responded to the RAC's fresh fuel price cut call by capping the price of unleaded at 116.7p and diesel at 118.7p

RAC calls on supermarkets to cut another 2p a litre off fuel as wholesale price of fuel continues to tumble

RAC calls on supermarkets to cut another 2p a litre off fuel as wholesale price of fuel continues to tumble

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 09:52 GMT

The RAC is making a fresh plea to Britain’s big four supermarkets to cut at least another 2p a litre off petrol and diesel following further reductions in the wholesale cost of fuel.

Unleaded price set to overtake diesel for the first time in over a year as US demand rockets

Unleaded price set to overtake diesel for the first time in over a year as US demand rockets

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2017 10:21 BST

US demand for petrol following Storm Harvey is pushing up wholesale prices of unleaded which will see unleaded increase by up to 4p at UK forecourts.

Petrol and diesel prices down in November but rises on the cards

Petrol and diesel prices down in November but rises on the cards

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC warns motorists to expect fuel price rises in December, but the outlook for 2017 is much less certain

RAC calls for urgent pump price cut as wholesale costs fall

RAC calls for urgent pump price cut as wholesale costs fall

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC's calls for a cut in the price of fuel at the pumps, as wholesale fuel costs fall

September sees second consecutive month of pump price rises

September sees second consecutive month of pump price rises

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2016 00:01 BST

​The cost of unleaded petrol and diesel crept up again in September, as a result of rising world oil prices putting upward pressure on the wholesale cost of both fuels, new data from RAC Fuel Watch shows.

RAC comments on planned OPEC oil production cut

RAC comments on planned OPEC oil production cut

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 15:17 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman reflects on today's OPEC news and what it may mean for UK motorists

RAC issues plea for immediate pump price cuts

RAC issues plea for immediate pump price cuts

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2016 00:01 BST

Clear scope for 3p per litre cut off both unleaded and diesel prices, RAC Fuel Watch data shows

May sees price of petrol and diesel increase for third month in a row

May sees price of petrol and diesel increase for third month in a row

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2016 00:01 BST

RAC Fuel Watch data shows the price of fuel has risen for the third straight month

RAC expects fuel prices to be 'kept in check'

RAC expects fuel prices to be 'kept in check'

News   •   May 21, 2016 00:01 BST

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on the likely impact on pump prices with oil hovering near $50 a barrel

Price of petrol increases for second month in a row adding £1.45 to a fill-up

Price of petrol increases for second month in a row adding £1.45 to a fill-up

Press Releases   •   May 05, 2016 00:01 BST

Oil rises by $9 a barrel in April making for a 25% increase and price of diesel goes up by 2p a litre

RAC comments on impact of failed OPEC oil production talks

RAC comments on impact of failed OPEC oil production talks

News   •   Apr 18, 2016 12:40 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on the fall out of yesterday's failed talks in Doha, that may have led to a cut in oil production

Price of petrol goes up 3p a litre in March signalling first rise since July 2015

Price of petrol goes up 3p a litre in March signalling first rise since July 2015

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2016 00:01 BST

After eight months of falling pump prices, the average price of petrol suffered a sudden and unwelcome 3p a litre rise

February sees price of petrol fall for eighth straight month

February sees price of petrol fall for eighth straight month

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2016 13:06 GMT

​The average price of petrol fell slightly in February, marking eight consecutive months of falls, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals

How could Brexit affect prices at the pumps?

How could Brexit affect prices at the pumps?

News   •   Feb 18, 2016 00:01 GMT

With some analysts predicting Sterling would weaken in the event of Brexit, the RAC looks at what this might mean for motorists at the pumps

Price of fuel may have reached low point for now, warns the RAC

Price of fuel may have reached low point for now, warns the RAC

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 00:01 GMT

New data from RAC Fuel Watch suggests the cheap fuel market may have bottomed out, with the oil price showing some early signs of recovery

RAC comments on suggestion that oil could fall to $10 a barrel

RAC comments on suggestion that oil could fall to $10 a barrel

News   •   Jan 12, 2016 17:45 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on reports that the price of a barrel of Brent crude oil could slip this year to just $10, according to Standard Chartered

Brent crude oil prices over time

Blog posts   •   Jan 01, 2016 00:01 GMT

An interactive chart showing dated Brent crude oil prices, in US dollars, since January 2006 - data provided by the RAC

A landmark fuel month: diesel drops to lowest price in six years and petrol drops for fifth month in a row

A landmark fuel month: diesel drops to lowest price in six years and petrol drops for fifth month in a row

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2015 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch data reveals November 2015 was a landmark month for the UK fuel market, with the average price of diesel hitting its lowest level for six years