This is a few cents of relief after more than a month of consecutive increases: next Monday, the price of diesel should fall. Gasoline, which was under less pressure, also
Price per liter diesel is expected to fall by about three cents next Monday. already give it gasoline is expected to fall in price by about 2.5 cents..
This evolution, if confirmed, will break the cycle of five consecutive Mondays of higher diesel prices. In this Wednesday, the average price of simple diesel fuel was 2.1 euros. per liter in mainland Portugal, 44 cents more than on the eve of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. already a special diesel cost an average of 2125 euros per litre.
Contrary to what is expected for diesel, the projected drop in gasoline will be the third in a row after it has already occurred over the past two Mondays. This Wednesday, a liter simple gasoline cost 2112 euros per liter, which is 29.6 cents per liter more than on the eve of the start of the war. already 95 special gasoline costs 2127 euros a liter. BUT Petrol 98 costs 2258 euros per liter and Special gasoline 98 cost 2272 euros. per litre.
The fall in diesel fuel by three cents and gasoline by 2.5 cents is due to estimates available four days before the start of the week, depending on the dynamics of world prices for petroleum products. And they are also estimates, because the price is not only free, so it is determined by gas stations, but also varies across the country and throughout the day, even if traditionally in Portugal the main changes occur on Mondays.
In recent days, the world oil price has fallen again, amounting to $108 per barrel this Thursday by the end of the morning (according to the Brent index).