DIESEL prices are set to increase by nearly P3 ahead of the Christmas holiday.

In an advisory, Shell, Seaoil, Caltex, Cleanfuel, PetroGazz and PTT said there will be an additional of P2.90 per liter on diesel and P.70 per liter on gasoline by Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

Seaoil, Caltex and Shell will also have a P1.65 per liter increase on kerosene.

Caltex will implement the price adjustment at 12:01 a.m.; Cleanfuel at 4:01 a.m.; and Shell, Seaoil, PTT and PetroGazz at 6 a.m.

Prices of petroleum products have been going down over the past five weeks. (SunStar Philippines)