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Benbay001

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3,732 posts

44 months

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Why has the price of fuel dropped so much recently?
It wasnt much more than a month ago when it was at £1.45 per liter.

(price in Tesco, for unleaded)

Could this be here to stay?

Contigo

2,690 posts

96 months

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Don't ask questions just FILL her up!

wormburner

8,101 posts

140 months

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£1.26.9 in Stoke.

Regiment

2,187 posts

46 months

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£127.9 in Grantham.

Dusty964

6,106 posts

77 months

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30 pence in Dubai, and that still dearer than most of the region.

Still, its nice to see it lower than it has been in the UK, long may it continue


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Sam.F

1,060 posts

87 months

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The thing that annoys me at the moment is that even ASDA who present their "national" pricing so proudly have for the last fortnight been varying their prices according to the local competition, so in Carlisle for example they just reduced their prices to 129.7/134.7 where in other places they have been at this level for over a week!

I presume there will be places as of today where ASDA are down to 126.7/131.7 so we are still paying more than what we should be.

Toro Rosso

187 posts

42 months

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Sam.F said:
The thing that annoys me at the moment is that even ASDA who present their "national" pricing so proudly have for the last fortnight been varying their prices according to the local competition, so in Carlisle for example they just reduced their prices to 129.7/134.7 where in other places they have been at this level for over a week!

I presume there will be places as of today where ASDA are down to 126.7/131.7 so we are still paying more than what we should be.
Why would they not vary the price depending on your location? It will cost a different amount to get fuel to different areas of the country and it doesn't make sense to make everyone else share the cost of this.

ZOLLAR

17,220 posts

60 months

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Contigo said:
Don't ask questions just FILL her up!
I was just thinking the same hehe

lunaunderscores

49 posts

45 months

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Price of a barrel of oil has dropped substantially too, should be even lower soon........

StottyZr

5,297 posts

50 months

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lunaunderscores said:
Price of a barrel of oil has dropped substantially too, should be even lower soon........
biggrin

Diesel has finally come down at my local station too. 1.34.9 and petrol 1.29.9, a hoon is on the cards smile

CampDavid

8,687 posts

85 months

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Think I'll take the 7series when I drive up to Birmingham later smile

Benbay001

Original Poster:

3,732 posts

44 months

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Contigo said:
Don't ask questions just FILL her up!
Will do today!
But i thought id share this lovely news with everyone, so we could all enjoy a cheap hoon!

mazdajason

812 posts

59 months

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Benbay001 said:
Will do today!
But i thought id share this lovely news with everyone, so we could all enjoy a cheap hoon!
I wouldn't say 'cheap'. Petrol will never be cheap again I doubt. I'll consider it cheap when it's £1 a litre.

OdramaSwimLaden

1,942 posts

56 months

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Benbay001 said:
Why has the price of fuel dropped so much recently?
It wasnt much more than a month ago when it was at £1.45 per liter.

(price in Tesco, for unleaded)

Could this be here to stay?
The "if it hits £1.00 a litre, it will be armageddon" days are long gone!

jet_noise

1,595 posts

69 months

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Dear OSL,

OdramaSwimLaden said:
The "if it hits £1.00 a litregallon, it will be armageddon" days are long gone!
Fixed that for you.



I'm old(er) biggrin

regards,
Jet

Chrisw666

22,654 posts

86 months

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I filled up at 1.32.9 on Sunday and still have almost a full tank.

I might go for a run out tonight to empty it, that way I'll save money when I buy more.

djfaulkner

889 posts

105 months

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Think the government have got involved and told suppliers to reduce fuel prices in-line with the cost of oil quicker, or face fines....


McSam

5,676 posts

62 months

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Toro Rosso said:
Why would they not vary the price depending on your location? It will cost a different amount to get fuel to different areas of the country and it doesn't make sense to make everyone else share the cost of this.
Well yes, but his point was that they actually advertise national pricing, which they clearly aren't doing!

jbi

8,184 posts

91 months

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3p a litre tax increase on the way scratchchin

sparks_E39

8,448 posts

100 months

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I paid £1.39 for V Power on Sunday. I hope it keeps dropping.
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