Shell gas station in Thailand.

Diesel price may top B30

The pump price of diesel may exceed 30 baht a litre if crude prices reach US$90 a barrel because the marketing margin is already low, Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan warned on Wednesday.

The government would be able to cap the price at 30 baht a litre until the end of this year as long as the crude price remained around $85 a barrel, the highest in four years, the minister said.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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