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The extra fee you now pay for petrol – How it works

The new slate levy on South African fuel prices is a self-adjusting mechanism that seeks to deal with the daily fluctuations of contributing costs.

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Fuel crisis looming in South Africa, warns economist

South Africa’s rising petrol costs and an international energy crisis are set to place added pressure on South African consumers in the coming months, warns Dawie Roodt, chief economist at the Efficient Group.

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SA’s petroleum industry warns refinery fleet could become obsolete

South Africa’s petroleum refinery capacity could become obsolete within two years, an industry body warned on Monday, as it looks to extend the timing of new government rules meant to reduce sulphur emissions from 2023 to a later date.

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The ins and outs of fuel price dynamics

The cost of diesel has a considerable impact on operational efficiency. If businesses don’t take an intelligent, informed approach towards cost optimisation, they could be at risk of spinning their wheels. Knowing how the pricing of this big-ticket purchase is determined and where to find reliable information will enable them to monitor and respond swiftly to notable price changes.

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GOVERNMENT NOTICE

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy announced new regulations that prohibit retail sales of petroleum products to members of the public in portable containers.

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