Commissioner Richard Evangelista of the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public of its latest territory-wide fuel price survey findings that was conducted on Monday, July 19, on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. Fuel surveys are designed to inform consumers of the most affordable fuel prices throughout the territory. For comparative viewing and transparency, full fuel survey results can be viewed at www.dlca.vi.gov.
On St. Croix, the average price per gallon for self-service regular and premium was $3.096 and $3.241 per gallon respectfully. The lowest price for self-service regular was found at One Love Service Station Golden Rock for $2.799 per gallon. Freedom City Service Station came in second with the lowest price for self-service regular at $2.959 per gallon. The lowest price for self-service premium at $2.999 per gallon was found at One Love Service Station-Golden Rock and One Love Service Station-La Grande Princesse. Super Tank Service Station came in second with the lowest price for self-service premium at $3.070 per gallon. The lowest price for diesel was found at Titan Service Station at $2.829 per gallon.
On St. Thomas, the average price per gallon for self-service regular and premium was $3.599 and $3.3888 per gallon respectfully. Consumers may find the lowest prices for fuel at Puma Bovoni for $3.319 per gallon for self-service regular and $3.679 for self-service premium. The second lowest price for self-service regular was found at Home Town for $3.399 per gallon. Ali Baba and Home Town had the second lowest self-service premium at $3.799 per gallon. The lowest price for diesel was found at 1st Stop and 1st Stop Frydenhoj for $3.699 per gallon.
On St. John, the lowest self-service prices were found at Racetrack at $3.79 per gallon for regular and $3.89 per gallon for premium. E-C Gas Station came in second with the lowest for self-service at $4.07 per gallon for regular and $4.19 per gallon for premium. The lowest price for diesel was found at Racetrack East for $3.93 per gallon.
DLCA also notifies the public of the latest rack rate prices issued by Gulf Oil at Lime Tree Bay Terminal effective July 19 – July 25, 2021. The new rack prices with the .14/gallon tax are, $2.7300 for regular, $2.8700 for premium and diesel (ULSD) is at $2.5800.
Fuel station owners are reminded that it shall be unlawful for any person to offer to sell at retail and dispense or to sell at retail and dispense motor fuel into fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles unless there is continuously and publicly posted and displayed on or near each pump or other dispensing device the minimum octane rating, the retail price per gallon and, separately stated, the tax per gallon, on each blend of motor fuel dispensed therefrom. 12A V.I.C. § 202.
For consumer related issues consumers may email DLCA at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the hotlines on St. Croix 727-SCAM (7226) or St.Thomas/St. John at 771-SCAM (7226). Individuals may file a consumer complaint at www.dlca.vi.gov.
Gulf Oil Pricing at Limetree Bay Effective July 19 -July 25
PRODUCT — NEW PRICE — OLD PRICE — % CHANGE — NEW W/ TAX .14/gal
REGULAR — 2.5900 — 2.6000.39% — 2.7300
PREMIUM — 2.7300 — 2.7400 — -0.37% — 2.8700
ULSD — 2.4400 — 2.4400 — 0.00% — 2.5800
JET — 2.4200 — 2.4400 — -0.83% — NO TAX