Gate price shows the fuel mark-up
PRICE comparison of the terminal gate prices of Shell petrol as of December 31.
These prices are based on a full tanker carrying at least 35,000 litres of fuel.
Service stations pay these prices when petrol is delivered and add their own margin.
Gladstone unleaded fuel was 115.06c/l and premium unleaded was 123.23c/l.
Brisbane unleaded fuel was 111.19c/l and premium unleaded was 118.89c/l.
Mackay unleaded fuel was 115.53 c/l and premium unleaded was 123.60c/l.
Perth was the cheapest in the country with 110.86c/l and 118.89c/l.
The BP service station in Boyne Island charged 125.9c/l yesterday and if they were buying fuel at these rates they would take $1 per 10L of unleaded sold.