Gas prices jump 10 cents overnight in Montreal, Laval
Gas prices shot up $0.10 overnight in Montreal and Laval, with some stations charging as much as $1.44 per litre on Fri., April 13, 2018.
The Canadian Press
Published Friday, April 13, 2018 7:42AM EDT
Gas prices on the islands of Montreal and Laval shot up for the second time in four days on Friday morning.
Drivers stopping for fuel saw an increase of roughly $0.10 per litre for regular gas, with stations charging as much as $1.44 per litre. At the end of the afternoon on Thursday, those same stations were charging $1.35.
No other regions of Quebec had seen such a jump, with the average price of regular gasoline for the province being $1.27, according to the Essence Quebec website.
The price of a barrel of crude oil on the NYMEX stock exchange in New York fell $0.22 USD to $66.85 on Thursday.