Re: Fuel Prices Around the World?
"JD" <jjd@SPAMLESS.com.au> wrote in message
> Roger & Lorraine Martin wrote:
> > My local BP service station is selling at AU$1.09 for a litre of diesel.
> > Thats about 46pence per litre.
> > Out of that amount the government take 38 cents in duty and then
> > another 10% of the selling price in GST, 10.9cents.
> > Transport costs I'd guess at about 2.5 cents per litre if they can
> > take a full load of diesel - about 55,000 litres.
> > So about 50cents for the oil company which considering the
> > investment most of them have in refining and drilling does nt
> > seem overly high, certainly their return on investments in terms
> > of share dividends is not over the top.
> > The prices have increased from about 85cents six weeks ago.
> > It would be interesting to see margins on other services - phones,
> > McDonalds, etc. anyone know?
> Where are you - last lot I got was $1.29?
was about to say the same thing. while i no longer have a diesel, i haven't
seen it under about $1.20 for a few weeks now.