Oil Companies ‘Scalping’ Motorists
New Zealand First Energy Spokesperson, Peter Brown, today
expressed outrage on behalf of motorists who are being
‘scalped’ by the antics of foreign owned oil companies
ratcheting up petrol prices, yet again.
“There appears to
be no doubt that the companies are in collusion and they are
merely taking turns at being the bad guys in leading the
charge to put up prices.
“The Government has the
responsibility to act in the best interests of everyone and
not permit New Zealanders to be fleeced by oil
“The oil companies must be made accountable and
publicly and transparently justify the increase of almost
25cents a litre in the price of petrol in the past few
months,” concluded Mr
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