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Prices rise at the pumps in P.E.I. Jan. 15

Gas prices in P.E.I. increased as of midnight Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. - Reuters

It’s costing motorists more to fill up at the pumps Friday morning across Prince Edward Island.

Gas took a 3.5-cent-per-litre (cpl) jump, while the price of diesel increased by 4.3 cpl. At self-serve outlets, prices for regular unleaded gasoline now range from 111.4 to 112.6 cpl, and prices for diesel are from 116.4 to 117.5 cpl.

Also rising is the cost of furnace oil – an increase of 4.2 cpl with the maximum price now set at 85.7 cpl.

In addition, propane prices will increase by 2.9 cpl for Irving Energy Distribution and Marketing, by 4.4 cpl for Superior Propane, by 3.3 cpl for Island Petroleum and by 3.5 cpl for both Kenmac Energy Inc. and Noonan Petroleum. Propane prices will range from 81.3 to 82.7 cpl. For current petroleum prices visit irac.pe.ca.

The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission approved the petroleum prices effective at 12:01 a.m. today. The commission’s next scheduled pricing adjustment is Jan. 22.

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