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Latvian fuel traders have reduced petrol prices by as many as two santims per litre. Consequently, now a litre of 95-octane petrol at Latvija Statoil costs 90.5 santims, at Lukoil – 89.8 santims, but at Neste – 89.3 santims.

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUFollowing oil price fluctuations at the beginning of the week, petrol prices at SIA Latvija Statoil stations gained half a santim, growing up to 92.4 santims. While Neste and Lukoil refuelling stations charged 91.2 santims for a litre of 95-octane petrol.

Moreover, a litre of diesel currently costs 86.8 santims at Lukoil stations (earlier in the week – 89.2 santims). At Neste – 86.3 santims per litre (earlier in the week – 88.7 santims), but at Latvija Statoil – 87.5 santimss (earlier in the week – 89.9 santims).

Yesterday, September 1, global stock exchanges saw dropping oil prices. A barrel of Brent for October deliveries traded at 113.89 U.S. dollars (LVL 55.69) at the London Stock Exchange, easing 96 cents compared to Wednesday. Furthermore, WTI oil price stood at 88.49 U.S. dollars (LVL 43.27) at the New York Stock Exchange, falling 33 cents compared to the day before.


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