Beyond our own borders the price of a barrel of oil and ultimately what motorists pay for petrol, has had many contributing factors through history.
Apart from having an impact on motorists, to cost of oil and petrol can have a dramatic effect on the price of goods in general including clothing and food.
Our years of collated data allow you to compare countries around the world and display the changing costs to the motorists and the effects of the prices at the pumps.
Before you fill up, check your local petrol prices on our dash board.
Our latest addition to the petrol price index allows you to calculate cost of driving and work out your fuel consumption. We feature the average price for diesel and petrol in the UK with historical data from 2003.
Help make savings on your motoring costs to combat the increasing energy prices by making considerable savings at the pump. The average motorist could potentially save hundreds of pounds by simply driving down the road to fill up.
With record highs at the pumps our latest infographic reveals how the UK amongst the highest prices in the world for petrol, compare the UK against the top 10 cheapest cities and see how they compare to your price at the pump.
2p a litre in Caracas compared to 135p per litre in London shows the extremes in world prices and hints at how political and geographical factors influence the price of oil and petrol.
See how Norway and the UK tax their motorists to inflate the cost of petrol into the world's top 3 most expensive cities to fill up.
Do we pay more for diesel in the UK compared to France? Compare the price of diesel in the UK and France over the past ten years and see!
You might be surprised by the difference in costs, especially when the amount of tax and duty is taken into account. The second graph on this page shows the last ten year's worth of data and compares how much tax the UK pays for diesel with how much they pay in France.
With record highs at the pumps our latest graphic reveals how the UK compares against the rest of the world for petrol prices.
The UK is currently the seventh most expensive country to buy a litre of unleaded petrol in the world. Unsurprisingly, European countries dominate the list, with nine out of the top 10 countries on the list being in Europe.
We also take a look at the average monthly disposable income people in each of the countries mentioned has after tax, meaning we can reveal how much percentage of monthly income is spent on petrol in each country.
Fuel consumption has a lot to do with the car you buy, but whatever you drive there are things you can do to save money and reduce energy use, CO2, emissions and pollution.
Follow these tips to save fuel and money and waste less petrol.
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