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Petrobras breaks high fuel prices; Gasoline and diesel are cheaper at refineries starting today

Written by Flavia Marinho
Published 09/09/2020 às 12:07
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The drop in diesel and gasoline prices at Petrobras refineries interrupts an upward trend in fuel prices over the last four months

The drop in diesel and gasoline prices at Petrobras refineries interrupts an upward trend in fuel prices over the last four months

As of today (09/09) the price of diesel and gasoline will be 5% cheaper at Petrobras refineries and at product delivery bases. The reduction interrupts an upward trend in fuel prices over the past four months. Government vetoes Brasduto – Gas Pipeline Expansion Fund that would be financed with pre-salt resources

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The drop in gasoline prices is around R$ 0,0884 per liter, and in diesel it is R$ 0,0922 per liter, on average.

The deduction of Petrobras prices is mainly a reflection of the drop in international oil prices, due to market fears about a possible weakening of consumption with restrictions in some countries, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Last Tuesday (08/09), Brent-type oil was quoted at US$ 39,76 a barrel, with a drop of almost 3%, on average, after having already been voted at US$ 34 in recent weeks .

O WTI, traded on the American market, is being quoted at US$ 36,65 a barrel.

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The transfer of readjustments at Petrobras refineries to final consumers at service stations, however, is not guaranteed, and depends on a series of issues, such as distribution and resale margins, taxes and the mandatory addition of anhydrous ethanol.

Flavia Marinho

Flavia Marinho is a Production Engineer with a postgraduate degree in Electrical and Automation Engineering, with extensive experience in the onshore and offshore shipbuilding industry. In recent years, she has dedicated herself to writing articles for news websites in the areas of industry, oil and gas, energy, shipbuilding, geopolitics, jobs and courses, with more than 7 thousand articles published. Her technical expertise and communication skills make her a respected reference in her field. Contact us to suggest an agenda, advertise job vacancies or advertise on our portal.

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