Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Price at the pump spike greets Prince Rupert motorists Wednesday

Up, up and away, Petro Can Hays Cove and Chevron Downtown
were posting the highest price per litre on Wednesday afternoon, with
the high end for the day marked at 1.48.9

A few short hours ago, smart Prince Rupert motorists topped up their tanks at what today seems like the bargain basement price point of 1.31.9 per litre ... By the time the noon hour had rolled around today, those were but fleeting memories.

A tour around the city in mid afternoon found that in some instances a seventeen cent price spike had arrived to the pumps, with both Chevron downtown and Hays Cove Petro Canada leading the charge towards a buck and a half, with pricing at 1.48.9 per litre.

In the Industrial park, the Petro Canada station there was finding some middle ground between the city's highs and lows with a price of 1.39.9 as of Wednesday afternoon.

Looking to the middle ground for the day, Petro Canada in the
Industrial Park had a price point of 1.28.9 as of mid day today

The bargain of the day belonged to a very busy Esso location at the Prince Rupert 7-11 with a steady volume of cars taking on their fuel at the 1.30.9 mark.

The most congested location for the day belonged to Esso at 7-11
where motorists were filling up at 1.30.9 hoping to get their fill in
before any price change might take effect

The Gas Buddy website notes that Terrace is one location where a good deal on price may be found, noting that the Real Canadian wholesale Club pumps were still marked at 126.9 per litre today.

Prices in Terrace range from 126.9 to 139.9 so far today,

Smithers is set at 137.9 per litre

Further to the east, Prince George has but a gap of three cents for their price at the pump ranging from 1.28.9 to 1.31.9  per litre.

The price point on Haida Gwaii has one report in with a listing for 1.73.3 making the islands the top end for Northern British Columbia at the moment.

You can review the price point across BC from the Gas Buddy website.

For more items of note on transportation across the Highway 16 corridor see our archive page here.

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