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Fuel prices go up by 2% in May – IES

Fuel pump nozzles are pictured at Helios petrol station in Almaty

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has predicted an increase in fuel prices for the first two weeks of May. The Institute tells Citi Business News prices will go up by about 2 percent barring an intervention from the National Petroleum Authority (NPA). “In the first pricing window for May 2018, we are expecting fuel prices to go up by up to 2%. ...

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Fuel prices increase by 1.5 percent in April

FUEL-STATION

The prices of petroleum products at the pumps have gone up by about 2 percent for the first pricing window this month (April). For the first two weeks of this month, consumers should be prepared to pay more for fuel they purchase at the various retail outlets for the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). The first pricing window spans from the ...

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Petroleum prices to drop by 3% in March

FUEL-STATION

Prices of petroleum products are expected to drop by about 3 percent for the first pricing window in March. The pricing window spans Thursday, March 1, 2018 to Thursday, March 15, 2018. According to the Institute of Energy Security (IES), the drop can be attributed to the reduction of crude oil prices on the international market as well as the ...

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TOR targets full production by year end

Isaac Osei - MD, Tema Oil Refinery

The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) is hoping to restore the burnt furnace at the plant, to increase its production to full capacity, by the end of this year – 2018. This is to improve the profitability of the oil refinery to be competitive in the industry. The Managing Director of TOR, Isaac Osei disclosed this plan to Citi Business News ...

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Consumers demand disclosure on petroleum price stabilization levy

FUEL-STATION

Pressure is mounting on government to come clear on the implementation of the price stabilization levy on petroleum products. Industry watchers argue that consumers risk being shortchanged, if the regulators fail to regulate the application of the levy. The comments come in the wake of marginal rise in the prices of petroleum products for the first two weeks (1st to ...

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Fuel prices to rise by 2% in February – IES                                                                             

FUEL-STATION

Prices of fuel may go up by 2 percent in the first pricing window in February, between February 2, 2018 and February 15, 2018. However, a swift intervention from government through the National Petroleum Authority (NPA)’s price stabilization mechanism could keep prices stable. The Institute of Energy Security (IES) which revealed this, further attributes the development to the constant rise ...

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IES cautions of fuel crisis over unit shutdown at TOR

TOR

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) wants the government to intervene and get the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) back to work. The IES believes this will largely be resolved with strengthening of the leadership of the facility. TOR has seen numerous setbacks in its operations with the recent being its Crude Distillation Unit (CDU). The Unit which commenced operations on ...

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Consumers seek NPA intervention as fuel prices rise

Executive Secretary for the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers, Duncan Amoah

Citi Business News has gathered that prices of fuel have gone up at some pumps effective Tuesday, January 16, 2017. This follows an earlier prediction by the Institute of Energy Security (IES) that prices will go up by between 3 and 5 percent. According to the IES, the development can be attributed to the increase in crude oil prices, the ...

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Fuel prices to increase between 3 and 5%

Fuel pump nozzles are pictured at Helios petrol station in Almaty

Prices of fuel are expected to go up by between three and five percent for the second pricing window in January. The second pricing window period spans from Tuesday, January 16, 2018 till the end of the month. According to the Institute of Energy Security (IES), the development can be attributed to the increase in crude oil prices, performance of ...

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