Fuel prices in Saudi Arabia

  • Fuel prices in Saudi Arabia

    Updated Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • TypePrice (Saudi Rial)UnitStarting from
    Gasoline E Plus 912.180Liter11 June 2022
    Unleaded Gasoline 952.330Liter11 June 2022
    Diesel0.630Liter11 June 2022
    Kerosene0.810Liter11 June 2022
    L.P.G (12.5 kg)18.850Cylinder11 June 2022

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  • Energy Resources in Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabia is renowned for its oil reserves, which account for a significant percentage of the world's oil supply. The country has been relying heavily on oil for its energy needs and as a major source of revenue. However, recent years have seen a shift towards diversifying the energy mix, including the incorporation of renewable energy sources.

    Oil refining is a significant contributor to the Saudi Arabian economy. The country has a refining capacity of approximately 2.9 million barrels per day, making it one of the largest oil refiners globally. The refined products include gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

    Gasoline is primarily used as fuel for transportation, with Saudi Arabia having an extensive network of roads and highways. Diesel, on the other hand, is predominantly used for heavy-duty vehicles and machinery. Jet fuel is used for aviation purposes, with the country hosting some of the busiest airports in the world. LPG, which is a byproduct of natural gas processing and crude oil refining, is used for domestic and industrial purposes, including cooking and heating.

    Natural gas is also a crucial energy source for Saudi Arabia, with the country having the sixth-largest natural gas reserves globally. The gas is primarily used for power generation and industrial purposes. However, the country's gas reserves have not been adequately exploited, with a large percentage of the gas being flared as a byproduct of oil production.

    In recent years, the Saudi Arabian government has been making efforts to diversify its energy mix, including the adoption of renewable energy sources. The country has set a target of generating 58.7 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2030, with solar and wind energy being the primary sources. The country's geographical location provides it with abundant sunshine, making it a prime location for solar power generation.

    Electricity generation in Saudi Arabia has traditionally been dominated by fossil fuels, primarily oil and gas. However, the country has been making efforts to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy sources in the electricity mix.

  • Historical Fuel Prices in Saudi Arabia

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