Tuesday, 19 September 2023 04:40

Diesel prices increase nationally

Written by Leydin Sorto

The Dirección de Energía, Hidrocarburos y Minas (DGEHM) announced to the salvadoran population the reference prices of fuels in effect from october 19 to october 2.

Premium gasoline in the central and western zones decreased US$0.06, while in the eastern zone it decreased to US$0.07.

Regular gasoline in the central and western zones had a decrease of US$0.04, however in the eastern zone it decreased to US$0.05.

As for diesel, there was a nationwide increase of US$0.12.

According to the Directorate of Energy, Hydrocarbons and Mines, the external factors that influence fuel prices are:

The International Energy Agency (IEA) in its latest report announced an increase in oil and oil derivatives reserves, generating a mixed trend in international prices.


The decision of Saudi Arabia and Russia to maintain the cut of 13 million barrels of oil per day until december 2023, which keeps prices up and down in the hydrocarbons market.

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While the next meeting of the United States Federal Reserve (FED) generates uncertainty in international hydrocarbon prices.


Translated by: A.M