While a further rise in fuel prices will take place at the start of next week – a rise of 8 cents per liter for petrol and 14 cents per liter for diesel is expected – many Portuguese did not want to wait and headed to service stations this Friday. .
Queues at gas stations are growing across the country. In some cases, queues are made up of hundreds of drivers.
The scenarios you can see in these images are similar at many other gas stations across the country.
The increase in fuel prices, which will occur for the 10th consecutive week, is due to the rise in the price of a barrel of oil, which has further worsened with the conflict in Ukraine. Russia is the world’s second largest oil producer, just behind Saudi Arabia.