Petrobras announced today (10), in Rio de Janeiro, price readjustments for the sale of gasoline and diesel to distributors as of tomorrow (11) after 57 days without an increase. The average sale price of gasoline from Petrobras to distributors will rise from R$3.25 to R$3.86 per liter.
“Considering the mandatory blending of 27% anhydrous ethanol and 73% gasoline A for the composition of gasoline sold at gas stations, Petrobras’ share of the consumer price will rise from R$2.37, on average, to R$2, 81 for every liter sold at the pump. A variation of R$ 0.44 per liter,” the company said in a statement.
For diesel, Petrobras’ average sales price to distributors will rise from R$3.61 to R$4.51 per liter. “Considering the mandatory blend of 10% biodiesel and 90% diesel A for the composition of the diesel sold at the gas stations, Petrobras’ share of the consumer price will rise from R$3.25, on average, to R$4.06 for every liter sold at the pump. A variation of R$ 0.81 per liter”, says the note.
for LPG [gás liquefeito de petróleo], according to the company, the last price adjustment took effect from October 9 of last year. Starting tomorrow, the average sale price of Petrobras LPG, for distributors, will rise from R$3.86 to R$4.48 per kg, equivalent to R$58.21 per 13kg, reflecting an average readjustment of R$ $0.62 per kg.
“This move by Petrobras goes in the same direction as other fuel suppliers in Brazil that have already promoted adjustments in their sales prices,” said the company.
Despite the soaring prices of oil and its derivatives around the world in recent weeks, as a result of the war between Russia and Ukraine, Petrobras said it decided not to pass on market volatility immediately, monitoring oil prices daily.
“After prices were observed at consistently high levels, it became necessary for Petrobras to promote adjustments in its sales prices to distributors so that the Brazilian market continues to be supplied, without risk of shortages, by the different actors responsible for serving the various Brazilian regions. : distributors, importers and other producers, in addition to Petrobras,” the statement said.