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MoneyGas prices down again — for 8th straight week

12:20  06 december  2018
12:20  06 december  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Gas prices are on a roll — downward

Gas prices are on a roll — downward It's the sixth week in a row prices at the pumps are down.

DENTON, Texas - Gasoline prices are so low in North Texas right now that even owners of gas -guzzling cars and trucks are saving money. This week the average price of gasoline is down 9 cents. That’s 42 cents lower than a month ago. The dip means many North Texas are now filling up

For the fifth straight week , gas prices have moved lower. The national average price for a gallon of gasoline is down 5.9 cents per gallon over the last “The last week has seen another notable decline at pumps in nearly every state with average prices again plummeting, in some places to .99 per

Gas prices down again — for 8th straight week© Seth Perlman/Associated Press A litre of gas is about 24 cents cheaper compared to mid-October. The latest drop at the pumps across Newfoundland and Labrador marks eight consecutive weeks of falling prices.

It was a smaller drop than in previous weeks, but it's 1.4 cents a litre cheaper as of Thursday morning.

A litre of self-service on the Avalon Peninsula will not exceed $1.15. The most expensive litre is in Labrador South-Lodge Bay/Cartwright, at a price of $1.32.

In total, the cost has declined by almost 24 cents since Oct. 18.

All other fuel types have dropped in price, too, as part of the Public Utility Board's weekly price setting.

Propane saw the biggest dip, by four cents a litre.

Diesel, furnace and stove oil all decreased by about three pennies each.

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

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