The UK oil and fuel market is of fundamental interest to motorists and policymakers alike. The issues of price and security of supply are key to the economic and social well-being of this country. With that in mind the RAC Foundation asked the consultancy firm Deloitte to shine a light on the intricate workings of this global industry.
On the right you can see the latest weekly pump prices for petrol and diesel, and how they are broken down (source: DECC).
The document below gives an introduction to their findings while more detailed analysis of each aspect of the supply chain (with an associated fact sheet) can be found by following the links down the left-hand side of this page.