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Dockets P-1-1, P-6-1A, P-2-12A & P-6-2A

Order No. PW19-003

IN THE MATTER of prices charged by wholesaler licensees for petroleum products; and

IN THE MATTER of applications by Irving Energy Distribution and Marketing, Kenmac Energy Inc. and Superior Plus Inc. (dba Superior Propane) for changes in their propane pricing schedules.
 

BEFORE THE COMMISSION

on Thursday, the 31st day of January, 2019

J. Scott MacKenzie, Q.C., Chair
M. Douglas Clow, Vice-Chair
Terry McKenna, Commissioner


Order


UPON reviewing and considering current international, national and regional market and related conditions;

AND UPON receiving the application of Irving Energy Distribution and Marketing (“Irving”) on January 30, 2019 for a decrease of 2.2 cpl in its propane pricing schedule based on decreased costs, the application of Kenmac Energy Inc. ("Kenmac") on January 28, 2019 for no change in its propane pricing schedule based on unchanged costs, and the application of Superior Plus Inc. ("Superior") on January 28, 2019 for a decrease of 1.1 cpl in its propane pricing schedule based on decreased costs;

AND UPON it appearing to the Commission that:

        1)  A decrease in all gasoline prices in both the dealer and consumer schedules of 1.4 cents per litre (cpl); 

        2)  An increase in the diesel prices in both the dealer and consumer schedules of 1.0 cp; and

        3)  An increase in the furnace fuel and stove oil prices in the consumer schedule of 1.0 cpl;

    will result in prices that are just and reasonable;

AND UPON it also appearing to the Commission that a decrease of 2.2 cpl in Irving’s propane schedule, no change in Kenmac’s propane schedule, and a decrease of 1.1 cpl in Superior’s propane schedule are just and reasonable;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission Act and the Petroleum Products Act,

IT IS ORDERED THAT

  1. the prices contained in the attached Dealer Petroleum Prices Schedule shall be effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019;
     

  2. the prices contained in the attached Posted Consumer Petroleum Prices Schedule shall be the maximum prices charged by the respective licensee, effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019;
     

  3. the attached dealer prices, with H.S.T. added, shall be indicated on all documents accompanying deliveries of these products;
     

  4. effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2019, the maximum propane prices charged by Irving Energy Distribution and Marketing be in accordance with Appendix "A" to this Order, the maximum propane prices charged by Kenmac Energy Inc. be in accordance with Appendix "B" to this Order, and the maximum propane prices charged by Superior Plus Inc. be in accordance with Appendix "C" to this Order;
     

  5. the propane prices approved herein shall appear on all invoices covering sales or deliveries of propane; and
     

  6. the prices determined in this Order, with adjustments resulting from tax changes only, shall remain in effect until otherwise ordered by the Commission.

DATED at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, this 31st day of January, 2019.

BY THE COMMISSION:

J. Scott MacKenzie, Q.C., Chair

M. Douglas Clow, Vice-Chair

Terry McKenna, Commissioner


Notice:

Section 58 of the Petroleum Products Act reads as follows:

58.  Where any person has the status of a party or is an intervenor in any hearing before the Commission, he is entitled

(a)  to appeal the decision of the Commission to the Court of Appeal; and

(b)  to participate as a party in the hearing of an appeal.

and an appeal shall be on a question of law or jurisdiction only and be governed by section 13 of the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission Act.

Sections 13.1 (1) and (2) of the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission Act provide as follows:

13.(1)  An appeal lies from a decision or order of the Commission to the Court of Appeal upon a question of law or jurisdiction.

(2)  The appeal shall be made by filing a notice of appeal in the Court of Appeal within twenty days after the decision or order appealed from and the rules of court respecting appeals apply with the necessary changes.

The information in this Order is confidential until the price changes take effect.  Any unauthorized use or communication of this information by licensees or their employees, and in particular, any disclosure of the contents of this Order to the public, or to the media, prior to 12:01 a.m. on the date in which these price changes come into effect, is strictly prohibited, and may result in license suspension or monetary penalty.


Click here to access the Dealer Petroleum Prices Schedule

Click here to access the Posted Consumer Petroleum Prices Schedule


APPENDIX "A"

IRVING ENERGY DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETING

EFFECTIVE     FEBRUARY 1, 2019

MAXIMUM (EX. TAX) PRICES

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
 

CATEGORY

CENTS PER LITRE
   

Bulk Propane Delivery - Maximum Price

76.1

Dispensing Units

70.1

Carburation and Portable Cylinders

80.2
 

33 lb. Carburation Cylinders:

Handling Fee

$3.00

 Per Cylinder
Rental Through CAT Rentals

$4.00

 Per Cylinder
 
Rental Rates for Cylinders and Tanks:
100  lb. Portable Cylinder $ 36.00  Per Year
200  lb. Fixed Cylinder $ 30.00  Per Installation Per Year
420  lb. Fixed Cylinder $ 91.00  Per Installation Per Year
334  Gallon Fixed Tank $ 60.00  Per Installation Per Year
500  Gallon Fixed Tank $150.00  Per Installation Per Year
1,000  Gallon Fixed Tank $250.00  Per Installation Per Year
1,750  Gallon Fixed Tank $250.00  Per Installation Per Year
2,000  Gallon Fixed Tank $250.00  Per Installation Per Year

 

Service Rates:
     All installations will be charged on the basis of time and materials used.
     Cylinder and tank removal fees are not to exceed $75.00 per tank.

 

 


APPENDIX "B"

KENMAC ENERGY INC.

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2019

MAXIMUM (EX. TAX) PRICES

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

 

CATEGORY

CENTS PER LITRE
   

Bulk Propane Delivery - Maximum Price

77.8

Dispensing Units

71.8

Carburation and Portable Cylinders

81.9
 

33 lb. Carburation Cylinders:

Handling Fee

$3.00

 Per Cylinder
 
Rental Rates for Cylinders and Tanks:
33  lb. Portable Cylinder $3.60  Per Month
100  lb. Portable Cylinder $ 36.00  Per Month
200  lb. Fixed Cylinder $ 30.00  Per Installation Per Year
420  lb. Fixed Cylinder $ 79.00  Per Installation Per Year
     

 Additional $10.00 Per Year for Each Added Tank

334  Gallon Fixed Tank $ 110.00  Per Installation Per Year
500  Gallon Fixed Tank $110.00  Per Installation Per Year
1,000  Gallon Fixed Tank $250.00  Per Installation Per Year
1,750  Gallon Fixed Tank $250.00  Per Installation Per Year
2,000  Gallon Fixed Tank $250.00  Per Installation Per Year

 

Service Rates:
     All installations will be charged on the basis of time and materials used.
     Cylinder and tank removal fees are not to exceed $75.00 per tank.

 


APPENDIX "C"

SUPERIOR PLUS INC.

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2019

MAXIMUM (EX. TAX) PRICES

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

 

CATEGORY

CENTS PER LITRE
   

Bulk Propane Delivery - Maximum Price

77.3

Dispensing Units

71.8
 
Rental Rates for Cylinders and Tanks:
33  lb. Cylinder $3.60  Per Month
100  lb. Cylinder $ 3.60  Per Month
  Residential Installations $ 79.00  Per Year for First Tank;
     

 Additional $10.00 Per Year for Each Added Tank

  Commercial Installations $ 110.00  Per Year for First Tank;
     

 Additional $10.00 Per Year for Each Added Tank

  Smart Tank Sensor $120.00   Additional Per Year

 

Service Rates:
     All installations will be charged on the basis of time and materials used.
     Cylinder and tank removal fees are not to exceed $75.00 per tank.