Diesel and home heating oil prices jump in NL during an unexpected price adjustment

Diesel increased by 8.4 cents per liter in Newfoundland and Labrador. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press)

An unexpected change in Newfoundland and Labrador’s fuel price regulator will see most types of fuel, except gasoline, increase on Tuesday.

Diesel increased by 8.4 cents per liter, meaning customers will now pay $2.07 per liter on the Avalon Peninsula, $2.09 on the Burin Peninsula, $2.10 in Central , $2.11 in Springdale, $2.08 in the Corner Brook area, and between $2.09 and $2.11 in the north. Peninsula.

In Labrador, prices are $2.56 in the strait, $2.61 in the south, between $2.41 and $2.76 on the south coast, $2.17 in the center, $2.14 in the west, $2.17 in Churchill Falls and $2.41 in the north coast.

Furnace heating oil and stove heating oil in Newfoundland both rose 7.22 cents per litre. In Labrador, heating oil for stoves increased by 6.21 cents per litre.

Gasoline prices are unaffected by Tuesday’s price change. The next scheduled price change is set for Thursday.

The following chart shows how gasoline prices have changed recently at retailers in Newfoundland and Labrador, as reported by users of the GasBuddy.com website.

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Eleanor C. William