Prices at the pump were raised a uniform 40 santang (1.3 cents) per liter, according to the Bangkok Post. That amounts to 1.2-1.4 percent for fuel grades from 5 percent biodiesel to premium gasoline.
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The company blamed the increase on the sharp rise in global oil prices, the Post said. Crude oil futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit a record US$99.29 a barrel earlier this week and were trading above $97 a barrel Friday.
Premium gasoline is now at 32.89 Thai baht ($1.06) a liter; regular is at 31.59 baht ($1.01) a liter; high speed diesel is at 29.34 baht (94 cents) a liter; and 5 percent biodiesel is at 28.34 baht (91 cents) a liter.
Other companies operating retail fuel stations in the country -- including Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Chevron Corp. and