FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, March 27,  2020

Media Contact Person: Office of the Commissioner (340) 713-3522

 

DLCA ANNOUNCES RACK RATES AND FUEL PRICE SURVEY

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public that the rack rate issued by Limetree Bay effective March 30-April 5, 2020 is lower for Regular and Premium by 25.35% and 30.77% respectively from the prior week’s rate.  The new price for Regular and Premium with the .14/gallon tax is $0.85 and $0.92 respectively. The rack rate for diesel (ULSD) is 0.78% lower from the prior week’s rate. The new price for diesel with the .14/gallon tax is $1.42/gallon. Currently, the rack rate quoted is available in the St. Croix district only. As soon as the rack rate for St. Thomas/St. John is available, DLCA shall disseminate the information.

Gas Station fuel price surveys were conducted Thursday, March 26, 2020 on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.

On St. Croix, the lowest prices found on self-service regular was Freedom City Service Station and Midpoint Service Station at $2.329 per gallon. Five Corners Service Station has the lowest premium gasoline at $2.909 per gallon. The lowest price for diesel fuel was Super Tank Service station at $2.750 per gallon.

On St. Thomas, the lowest prices found on full-service regular and self-service regular was Petrus Smith Bay at $3.369 per gallon. Ali Baba and Race Track has the lowest full-service and self-service premium gasoline at $3.689 per gallon.The lowest price for diesel fuel were 1st Stop Frydenhoj and 1st Stop at $3.59 per gallon.

Race Track on St. John had the lowest self-service prices at $3.79 premium and $3.63 regular per gallon.  The lowest price for diesel was Race Track at $4.27 per gallon.

For consumer related issues call (340) 727-SCAM (7226) in the District of St. Croix or (340) 771-SCAM (7226) on St. Thomas. You may also contact us via email at consumerawareness@dlca.vi.gov. Follow us on Facebook @dlcavi