Doha - Qatar Petroleum (QP) today announced the petrol and diesel prices for February.
QP has reduced the price for super grade petrol while keeping premium the same as in January.
Diesel will cost 5 dirhams more in February.
The price list on QP website showed that premium grade petrol will cost QR1.75 per litre in February and Super will be available for QR1.85 per litre, 5 dirhams less than January.
Diesel is priced at QR1.90 per litre, 5 dirhams more than January. It was not changed for the last five months.
QP had not changed the price for premium grade petrol and diesel in September, October and November while the price went up by 5 dirhams in December. It remained unchanged again in January.
When the first list was announced in June 2016 the premium petrol was QR1.20 per litre, super QR1.30 per litre and diesel QR1.40 per litre.
In April 2016, the Ministry of Energy and Industry had started pegging the fuel prices to the international market and from September 2017, it is Qatar Petroleum who is announcing the monthly price list.