Islanders are starting the year 2013 by paying more for gas and oil.
Pricing adjustments approved by the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission saw gasoline prices increase by 5 cents per litre (cpl) and furnace and stove oil by 3 cpl.
Including adjustments for taxes, pump prices for regular unleaded gasoline at self-serve outlets will now range from 119.9 cpl to 121 cpl.
The maximum price for furnace oil will now amount to 106.3 cpl plus GST.
Diesel prices have also increased by 3 cpl.
Propane prices decreased by 2.6 cpl for Superior Propane, by 3.8 cpl for Irving Energy Distribution and Marketing. There was no change in propane price for Kenmac Energy Inc.
The adjustments became effective as soon as the new year rolled in at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1.
The next scheduled price adjustment will be on January 15, 2013.