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Old 28 Jun 2008
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Diesel prices through Africa???

I've just spent the afternoon trawling the internet looking for the latest diesel prices through Africa. The only information i've found is now a few years out of date.

I'm convinced I was looking at a list of countries with their fuel prices here on the HUBB just a month or so ago, but i'm bu****ed if i can find it now.

If anyone can help with any links or information I would be most grateful.

The countries I'm after are:

Burkina Faso

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What is the point of this exercise?

If its for calculating your gas allowance, I'd suggest the following.

From a budgeting point of view, presume the highest price for Diesel in Europe, do your estimate for miles travelling and presume a 20% decrease in your MPG.
This should effectively get you in the neighborhood of a good budget.

The riskiest presumption in the methodology above is the miles traveled, not the avg price of diesel/fuel...

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Thumbs up diesel prices africa

Ghana is equivalent of $1.20 / litre right now
Will get you Burkina, Mali, Nigeria soon.

1 litre of Diesel costs 603CFA in Burkina (approx 420CFA to $1.00)

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"What is the point of this exercise?"

So those of use with big tanks, or even the standard tank and a few jerries, can make informed decisions about where to fill up.

If your just about to cross the border and you know fuel is 30% less/more in the next country then that is useful information that may save you up to 50 euros if you can take 300 litres at a time etc etc

Also figuring out a rough conservative cost beforehand is good planning. If in doubt, figure on a euro or a euro 20 cents a litre and if you get to the other end with some cash to spare then good...
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another reason would also be, with diesel being £1.36 a litre this morning and probably more this evening, are african fuel prices increasing as quickly as the uk? should i change from unimog to pushbike?!?
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I don't think there is any very up to date info. The closest I know of is from 2006/2007
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Fuel prices

Information on fuel prices you can find on this website: gasoline-germany.com - International Gas / Petrol / Diesel prices -.
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It's on HU

There's also a thread here:

That's before it all went ballistic but at least you can see the relative values.

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Petrol & Diesel costs in Nigeria

Diesel is approx N100 per litre = £0.42
Petrol is appros N75 per litre = £0.32
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Thanks for the feedback guys.

I'm getting a pretty good picture now of the fuel prices.
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Diesel does 580 Fcfa in Mali at present. (656 Fcfa = 1 euro)
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its been said before... check out this site with incredible source of fuel prices around the world.
I would love to have the prices in US$ and local currency though...
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