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 10 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.
For more information about fuel prices, click here.