Diesel prices across Adelaide and SA should be much lower at the pump, the RAA says
By Sourced Externally
July 29, 2022
Petrol stations are being greedy and charging more than they need to for diesel, the RAA says. It’s calling for outlets to slash prices at the bowser.
Diesel prices across Adelaide are unnecessarily high, a fuel expert has warned, sparking calls for a petrol station operators to slash prices at the bowser.
RAA fuel expert Mark Borlace using the history-making ultra-rapid charger at Keith.
RAA fuel expert Mark Borlace said despite the cost of wholesale diesel falling 41c/L in the past month, pump prices have only dropped 21c/L on average during the same period.
Mr Borlace said it wasn’t fair that the fall in crude oil costs weren’t flowing through, and the cost of diesel at the pump should be about 14c/L cheaper than what they are currently being advertised as.
“While there is a time lag – up to a week in regional SA – for wholesale costs to pass through to the pump, motorist should be enjoying cheaper prices now than they are, given the recent large drop in wholesale costs in the past four weeks,’’ he said.
“It’s time diesel drivers across the state reaped the rewards of cheaper wholesale costs when they fill up at the bowser.”