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Petrobras Announces 5% Increase to Diesel Price Effective Wednesday

Dow Jones Newswires -- Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR) said Tuesday it will raise the price of its diesel fuel by 5%, starting Wednesday.

The price increase will be made at the refinery and doesn't include the various taxes applied to the fuel, the company said.

The increase was carried out as part of the company's policy of trying to bring prices in line with those of the international market, Petrobras said.


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Submitted Mar 06, 2013 By: RENEGADEGAS
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Barry_1
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 6:59:49 PM

This will effect every one, if you think it won't just because,
U' don't drive you would & are mistakin' you shop, you buy things,
your getin' pinched!!
the trucks that bring these good to the stores you shop at, will in turn pass on the 5% & then some to the stores, and then they, the Stores will
give us the same increase & a little bite more & we the shoppers get
SCREWED in the END again!!!
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gravityhurts
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 5:12:38 AM

Old story
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 1:50:30 AM

in-line. right.
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crreed1
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:24:19 PM

BS
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Zonk
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:16:46 PM

Any increase to truckers will be passed on to customers.
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boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:12:30 PM

Gas will go up 5% next.
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txkrb
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:12:03 PM

To mat6149: diesel does not cost less to refine than gasoline, they are products of the same process
Diesel costs more because supply and demand, you get half as much diesel from a barrel of oil as you do gasoline
and while gasoline demand has dropped significantly diesel demand has not dropped near as much
and its not a 20 cent increase pv2004 it is a 5% increase on the wholesale price prior to fuel taxes


[Edited by: txkrb at 3/7/2013 12:12:55 AM EST]
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obimerrill
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:11:20 PM

Ok...doesnt impact the US though
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:10:53 PM

George Soros needs the money.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:09:49 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:08:04 PM

Profit......
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:05:45 PM

Screwing over the truck drivers again!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:05:39 PM

On the rise again.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:05:36 PM

Go for the home run - raise it 100%.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:03:45 PM

great
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:02:00 PM

20 cents
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:00:01 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:59:06 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:56:08 PM

Diesel should cost less than gas since it cost less to refine.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:55:46 PM

State run entities do what they are told.

Coming to the USSA - state-run that is.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:55:27 PM

We're not importing Brazilian diesel, are we?
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:54:46 PM

not good
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:52:56 PM

great so that will raise prices
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:51:28 PM

Petrobras???
That does not sound right!!
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See what did I tell you!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:48:02 PM

again hike
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:47:10 PM

Petrobras Announces 5% Increase to Diesel Price Effective Wednesday? Higher prices for diesel? Brazil can do what they want, no effect on US fuel prices. What about all that ethanol they produce from sugar cane?
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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nice... thanks non domestic drilling federal gov't
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Buy natural gas.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:45:11 PM

There in Brazil not U.S.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:43:42 PM

Don't buy it, there are other stations that sell diesel
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:43:21 PM

And hitting us in the pcokets-again.
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Highway robbery
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Not good
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NOt fair.
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Well of course!!
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So?
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They are giving us a choice. PAY THE PRICE, ride a bike, or walk!
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Aweful for the economy and going to set everyone back.
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Here we go.
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Up up up and away
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:23:12 PM

putting diesel buyers in a tough spot
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:22:54 PM

"Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR) said Tuesday it will raise the price of its diesel fuel by 5%, starting Wednesday."

No doubt a celebratory salute to the demise of Hugo the Horrible.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:17:17 PM

Raise there prices = they drive less. That means more oil for us?
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Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon
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Big Government being greedy.
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So do it.
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Typical.
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Wonder how long before the domino falls at this end?
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:12:23 PM

I don't miss my old F250 Diesel right now.
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