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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…

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By Arcadio - June 18, 2016

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…

Proposed change in pricing model would increase cooking gas costs by 72 percent, officials claim
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Proposed change in pricing model would increase cooking gas costs by 72 percent, officials claim

L. Arias - December 22, 2015

Costa Rica's executive branch is criticizing changes to the method used for setting fuel prices as proposed by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP), arguing the move would increase prices of other products,…

Electricity rates for ICE customers to drop in January
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Electricity rates for ICE customers to drop in January

L. Arias - December 17, 2015

Stable fuel prices expected next year will come with lower electricity rates as the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) on Thursday dismissed an increase in rates requested by the Costa Rican Electricity Institute…

Fuel prices in Costa Rica to remain stable through 2016, says RECOPE
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Fuel prices in Costa Rica to remain stable through 2016, says RECOPE

L. Arias - December 15, 2015

The Costa Rican Oil Refinery (RECOPE) delivered motorists good news as its most recent projections say fuel prices next year will remain similar to those registered this month. RECOPE’s…

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…

Gasoline prices set to drop this week
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Gasoline prices set to drop this week

L. Arias - September 29, 2015

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) approved lower gas prices Monday that could benefit motorists as soon as this week -- as long as your vehicle doesn't run…