Weekly Fuel report - 25th of November 2019

Summary 25 November 2019

  • Sydney: Average regular unleaded price should range between 137 cpl (low point of the current cycle) and 163 cpl (high point of the new cycle).
  • Regional NSW: Average regular unleaded prices rose 0.3 cpl while diesel prices fell 0.2 cpl this past week.
  • Global oil (Mogas 95) prices have risen this past week due to:

    1. Concern about stalling US-China trade talks.
    2. Concerns about 5 week highs - oversupply of stock in both USA and Russia.
    3. Financial market speculation that OPEC+ meeting to be held December 5 to try to keep the global crude oil market balanced.

  • World Crude Oil Prices
    Over the previous week:

    * The average crude oil price rose 0.6 cents per litre; and
    * Sydney’s Terminal Gate Price for regular unleaded decreased 1.3 cents per litre to 135.9 cents per litre.

    Sydney prices
    Sydney’s last price cycle lasted 29 days, 5 days longer than previous cycle. Today is day 2 of the price cycle, with the average price for regular unleaded fuel in Sydney at 163.2 cents per litre (Monday morning).

    The most expensive point of the current cycle was Sunday 24 November at 163.7 cents per litre for regular unleaded petrol. The highest prices for E10, Premium 95 and Premium 98 were 162.5, 180.0 and 185.4 cents per litre respectively.

    Looking ahead
    Over the past week, the average Mogas price fell 1.4 cents per litre with the Australian dollar falling 0.1 cents to 67.9 cents against the US dollar. Average unleaded petrol prices have peaked at 163.7 cents per litre in the Sydney market and are now expected to fall to 137 cents per litre over the next 2-3 weeks.

    Average regular unleaded prices in Sydney should range between 137 cents per litre (at the low point of the new cycle) and 163 cents per litre (at the high point of the new cycle).

    The average price ranges for E10, Premium 95 and Premium 98 should be as follows:

    E10 – a low point of 135 cents per litre and a high point of 161 cents per litre.

    Premium 95 – a low point of 152 cents per litre and a high point of 180 cents per litre.

    Premium 98 – a low point of 158 cents per litre and a high point of 186 cents per litre.

    Sydney’s current average diesel price is 147.7 cents per litre – down 0.1 cpl past week.

    The current average LPG price in Sydney is 76.7 cents per litre – stable this past week.

    *Forecast estimates only, we recommend using the fuel search in the my nrma app to compare fuel prices in real-time.

    NRMA produces a weekly fuel report to help Members be better informed on petrol prices and the fuel cycle to help with savings at the bowser. The NRMA Member exclusive my nrma app also has fuel finder functionality comparing the price of fuel in the NSW searched area.