Confirmed: Gas prices climb again

Petrojam has announced an increase for some gas prices while others will see decreases in the cost.

The price of E10-90 and E10-87 will rise by $1.08 to cost $111.66 and $110.00 respectively.

Propane sees a $1.15 increase to sell for $43.79, while Kerosene falls by $1.45 and cost $112.95. 

Butane will cost $51.29 following a $1.45 fall in its price and Diesel is down by $1.53 to cost $111.27.

Retailers will add their markups to quoted prices.



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