Liquid fuel market
Find information on average weekly prices of crude oil, petrol and diesel. Prices are based on weighted daily averages in nominal New Zealand cents per litre and take into account $NZ/$US exchange rate movements.
Find information on current charges and levies on motor fuels in New Zealand.
Petrol, diesel, ethanol, biodiesel and biofuel blend quality in New Zealand is governed by a set of regulations designed to protect consumers and the environment.
Biofuels are liquid or gaseous fuels produced from biomass. They are commonly a substitute or additive to petrol and diesel. Read about biofuels and the government’s Biodiesel Grants Scheme.
In 2017, MBIE undertook a Fuel Market Financial Performance Study. A group of external consultants comprised of NZIER, Grant Thornton and Cognitus Economic Insight undertook the study on MBIE’s behalf.