Paying at the pumps; regular gas prices drop slightly, diesel rises across the Maritimes
A gas pump is shown at a filling station in Montreal, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
HALIFAX -- Many Maritimers will be saving at the pumps as the price of regular self-serve dropped slightly this week, while the price of diesel increased.
In the Halifax area, regular self-serve gas dropped by 0.7 cents overnight to a new minimum price of $1.291 per litre.
Diesel is up 0.9 cents per litre this morning to a new minimum of $1.217 per litre in the Halifax area.
The price of regular self-serve also dropped in P.E.I., down 1.4 cents overnight to a new minimum price of $1.302 per litre.
Diesel prices in P.E.I. are unchanged this week, staying at the minimum price of $1.308.
Overnight Wednesday, New Brunswick’s gas prices dropped by 0.6 cents a litre for regular self serve, to a maximum price of 1.343.
Diesel prices in New Brunswick increased 0.5 cents per litre to a minimum price of 1.359.