Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, October 6, 2018
The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission approved
the following petroleum pricing decisions, effective 12:01 a.m.,
Saturday, October 6, 2018:
Furnace oil, stove oil and diesel prices will increase by 4.0
cents per litre (cpl); and
There will be no change in the price of gasoline or propane at
Including adjustments for taxes, pump prices for diesel at self-serve
outlets will now range from 143.6 cpl to 144.8 cpl.
The maximum price for furnace oil will now be 102.6 cpl, plus tax.
Significant increases in the market price of the above referenced
petroleum products since the Commission’s last adjustment now
necessitate the unscheduled price increases announced today. Seasonally
related increased consumption for both furnace oil and diesel have
contributed to this situation. Prince Edward Island is not alone in
facing such price increases. Adjustments to diesel pump prices in both
New Brunswick and Nova Scotia this past week amounted to 4.4 cpl and 5.6
The Commission’s next scheduled price adjustment will be on
October 15, 2018.
Click here for published prices effective
October 6, 2018