Int’l oil derivatives prices rise in 1st week of October

The prices of oil derivatives in global markets have risen in the first week of October, according to data released on Monday by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.The ministry’s figures showed that the price of 90-octane gasoline went up by …

The prices of oil derivatives in global markets have risen in the first week of October, according to data released on Monday by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

The ministry's figures showed that the price of 90-octane gasoline went up by 9.4 percent, going from $693.6 per ton in September to $759.1, while the price of 95-octane gasoline rose from $714.3 per ton to $782.3, an increase of 9.5 percent.

Diesel prices also increased by 12.7 percent going from $605.7 per ton to $682.7, while the prices of kerosene rose by 12.9 percent, from $634.8 to $716.5 per ton.

The prices of liquefied gas for October picked up by 19.8 per cent, going from $664.7 to $796.3 per ton.

Benchmark Brent crude prices also rose in the first week of the current month, from $74.4 to $81.7 per barrel.

Source: Jordan News Agency