Petrol prices are at a historic high in Spain and today the average price of a litre of petrol is 1.335 euros (prices for the Peninsula and the Balearic Islands).
According to figures on the the Ministry of Industry’s website petrol prices have never been so high in Spain.
Diesel prices have also gone up and a litre of diesel now costs 1.299 euros which is just two cents below the highest price ever recorded in July 2008 (1.329 euros for a litre of diesel).
Today the average cost of filling a 55 litre petrol tank is 73 euros and the average cost of filling a 55 litre diesel tank is 71 euros.
Yesterday a barrel of brent oil cost more than 115 euros.