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Increases in N.B. gas prices this week

By Tara Clow Dec 22, 2023 | 7:35 AM

The Grinch stole Christmas for motorists.

The Energy and Utilities Board made its weekly price adjustments overnight on Thursday.

The maximum cost for regular self-serve increased as expected, by 3.0 cents a litre.

Diesel is also up 1.9 cents, and furnace oil rose by 2.0 cents.

New Brunswickers are now paying a maximum of $1.57 per litre for regular self-serve, $1.98 per litre for diesel, and $1.70 per litre for home heating oil.

In Nova Scotia, regular self-serve ranges from $1.54 to $1.58 per litre while diesel is selling for between $1.88 and $1.92 per litre.

On Prince Edward Island, the price for regular self-serve is around $1.56 per litre, diesel costs around $1.97 per litre, and home heating oil is selling for around $1.42 per litre.