Two requests to lower fuel prices await Sala IV ruling
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Two requests to lower fuel prices await Sala IV ruling

L. Arias - November 16, 2016

The National Oil Refinery (RECOPE) requested two fuel price cuts in the past month and international prices of oil products this week fell to their lowest levels…

Gas prices in Costa Rica to drop this week
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Gas prices in Costa Rica to drop this week

L. Arias - August 30, 2016

Prices of premium and regular unleaded gasoline will drop by ₡24 and ₡22 per liter respectively this week, thanks to a new fuel price setting approved by the…

Gas stations fined for dispensing less fuel to motorists than they pay for
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Gas stations fined for dispensing less fuel to motorists than they pay for

L. Arias - July 29, 2016

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) found a total of 22 gas stations across the country that were expending less fuel than what consumers paid for. ARESEP officials discovered the…

Request to raise fuel prices provokes sharp criticism
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Request to raise fuel prices provokes sharp criticism

L. Arias - June 17, 2016

The National Oil Refinery (RECOPE) last Friday filed a petition to raise fuel prices that, if approved, would be the fourth increase this year. The announcement came the same…

Costa Rica seeks to boost electric, hybrid cars
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Costa Rica seeks to boost electric, hybrid cars

L. Arias - February 19, 2016

Costa Rica ended 2015 with an impressive 98 percent of its electricity generated from renewable sources. But the country is still highly dependent on fossil fuel consumption for transportation. Now the…

Gas prices in Costa Rica to remain unchanged through 2015
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Gas prices in Costa Rica to remain unchanged through 2015

L. Arias - December 3, 2015

Despite a spike in international fuel prices in the past two weeks, prices of gas and diesel in Costa Rica will remain stable for the rest of…

Regulatory Authority updates formula for calculating fuel prices
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Regulatory Authority updates formula for calculating fuel prices

L. Arias - October 20, 2015

Costa Rica's Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) announced this week that it will begin to take into account the actual amount paid for oil by the Costa Rican…

Fuel prices in Costa Rica to decrease on Thursday
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Fuel prices in Costa Rica to decrease on Thursday

L. Arias - September 2, 2015

Fuel prices are set to drop at midnight tonight after a decree by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) was published in the official newspaper La Gaceta on Wednesday.…

Gas prices to drop in August
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Gas prices to drop in August

L. Arias - July 6, 2015

Fuel prices at the pump will be ₡4.74 cheaper per liter starting next month, following orders signed by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) last Friday. ARESEP officially…

Gas prices could rise in Costa Rica following request from state oil refinery
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Gas prices could rise in Costa Rica following request from state oil refinery

L. Arias - May 11, 2015

Per liter prices of gas could go up again in June if a petition filed last Friday by the Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) gets approved. The refinery submitted…