It is time to officially find out what is the UAE petrol price for August 2015. According to the UAE fuel prices to rise article, we will get this information today: On the 28th of each month, the fuel price committee will announce the prices for the following month.
The official United Arab Emirates Ministry of Energy announcement on it’s website for deregulated fuel prices for August 2015 is listed bellow. The image is cropped out to focus more on the importance of the information and to memorize it faster:
Practical conclusion for August :
- Special 95 new price is : 2.14 AED / liter
If you were paying 100 AED for a full tank of gasoline, you will pay in August 123.7 AED for that same quantity of special 95 gasoline.
- Diesel new price is : 2.05 AED / liter
If you were paying 100 AED for a full tank of diesel, you will pay in August 87 AED for that same quantity of diesel.
The Khaleej Times graphic shows the changes better :
In all honesty, the price rise for gasoline is very noticeable and it is also acceptable. It is ok if you have a good paying job (oil & gas industry, medium level management position, etc) or if your company is reimbursing you the travel costs (petrol included). But if you are already struggling with rent, food and telecommunication service expenses, you may be more motivated now to look for a better paying job, or at least one that has better benefits (for example : travel costs reimbursing).
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