Marketing of fuels
Fuel retailing in the UK is a highly competitive business, increasingly characterised by high volumes and low margins.
As a result, UK pump prices, excluding duty and tax, have been consistently amongst the lowest in the EU over the last 8 years.
The briefing papers in this section explain the influences upon the price of petrol and diesel at the pump and also why at times there is a differential between diesel and petrol prices.
Click here to download UKPIA's briefing paper explaining the background to the gap between petrol and diesel prices.