- More by Omar Bishara
Omani gasoline prices remain stable and low
The price of M91, M95, and diesel have increased with Shell Oman
According to Shell Oman, M91 will now be priced at 210 baisas per litre, an increase from 205 baisas per litre last month.
The price of M95 has increased from 215 baisas per litre in July to 220 baisas per litre in August, 2019.
Meanwhile, diesel will be priced at 250 baisas per litre, an increase from 245 baisas last month
However taking into account all gasoline and diesel brands the national average costs for August 2019 are:
91 octane: 0.21 OMR (down form 0.22 in July)
95 octane: 0.22 OMR (no change)
Deisel: 0.25 OMG (up from 0.245 in July)
How much does gas (petrol) cost around the world:
EU: 95 Octane: €1.32 98 Octane: €1.37 Diesel: €1.37 The EU varies from 64¢ to €1.80/L for basic 95 octane gasoline. The most common fuel is 95 octane gasoline with an average price for June 2019 of €1.32/L [0.57 OMR]
UK: 95 octane: £1.30 [0.63 OMR]
London: 95 octane: £1.37 99 Octane: £1.48 [0.72 OMR]. The most common fuel type in London is 95 octane gasoline with and average price for June 2019 of £1.37/L [0.67 OMR]
USA: 87 octane: $0.65/L [0.25 OMR] Note gasoline in the USA is considerably watered down compared to the global average of 95 octane.
OMAN: 95 octane [0.22 OMR]
RUSSIA: 95 octane [0.29 OMR]
Most of the world uses 95 octane gasoline with Oman offering an additional lower 91 octane gas for older vehicles. USA only offers a watered down 87 octane with London offering the widest range and highest concentration in variants of 95, 97, 99 and 101 octane for use in super cars.
Many sports and supercars will only run correctly on high octane fuel of 97 octane or higher. Oman does offer this in Shell V power stations throughout out the country but it is not a fuelling station standard. London is pretty hit and miss but many fuelling stations offer two or more variants with nothing below 95 and most often 97 along side it for most sports and super cars. Only the highest performing hyper cars will require 99 or 101.
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