Gas prices

People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver, on May 14, 2022. Petroleum analysts say record high prices could drop back below the $2 per litre mark by Oct. 13. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Gas prices predicted to drop more than 30 cents overnight in some parts of B.C.

Pump prices expected to be back under $2 per litre by Thursday (Oct. 13)

 

The prices for a litre of diesel and various grades of gasoline are seen on a gas pump at a Petro-Canada station, in Burnaby, B.C., on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

National gas price average rises slightly, still way below B.C. highs

In oil-rich Alberta, prices inched a shade higher, up from nearly $1.59 per litre to just over $1.61

 

GasBuddy’s price tracking map shows the cost of gas at some pumps in Metro Vancouver Sept. 29 has hit a record high of $2.339 per litre. (GasBuddy/screenshot)

Metro Vancouver gas prices pass $2.39, breaking North American record: analyst

Expert predicts price could hit $2.42 per litre by Friday

GasBuddy’s price tracking map shows the cost of gas at some pumps in Metro Vancouver Sept. 29 has hit a record high of $2.339 per litre. (GasBuddy/screenshot)
Gas marked at 199.9 in Vernon on Sept. 26.

Gas prices climb back up towards $2 in B.C. Interior

Gas stations in Vernon, Lake Country and Revelstoke are marking regular fuel at 199.9

Gas marked at 199.9 in Vernon on Sept. 26.
Gas prices have nearly hit a record high in Metro Vancouver Sept. 26, with some stations selling regular fuel at $2.339 per litre. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Metro Vancouver gas prices hit near-record high at $2.339 per litre

Price nearly a dollar per litre more expensive than Calgary, Toronto

Gas prices have nearly hit a record high in Metro Vancouver Sept. 26, with some stations selling regular fuel at $2.339 per litre. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
RCMP are looking to speak with this individual in relation to a shooting at a Kelowna gas station (Contributed)

UPDATE: Photos released in relation to Kelowna gas station shooting

The RCMP are asking for witness or people with dashcam footage to come forward

RCMP are looking to speak with this individual in relation to a shooting at a Kelowna gas station (Contributed)
A sign at a gas station displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline after it reached a new high of $2.28 in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Expensive gas not leading to increase in out-of-fuel calls in B.C., towing industry says

Unlike their American neighbours, higher gas prices do not appear to have…

A sign at a gas station displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline after it reached a new high of $2.28 in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Petro at Richter and Harvey is taped off and out of gas (Nicole Bellrose)

Gas shortage reaches Kelowna

A station at Richter and Harvey is completely out of gasoline

  • Aug 2, 2022
Petro at Richter and Harvey is taped off and out of gas (Nicole Bellrose)
(Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Some Penticton gas stations out of regular fuel

Kelowna, Vernon and Salmon Arm have also experienced shortages this summer

(Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Gas prices below $2 per litre around the Okanagan

In Kelowna, gas is below $2 per litre for the first time since May

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
94 of the top 100 most expensive gas stations in Canada can be found in B.C. according to the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). (File Photo)

Bring cash: B.C. gas stations make up 94 of top 100 priciest in Canada

The average price of gas in the province sits at 199.2¢/L as of July 20

94 of the top 100 most expensive gas stations in Canada can be found in B.C. according to the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). (File Photo)
Gas dropped below $2 a litre in Vernon Thursday, July 14, 2022. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Gas prices drop below $2/litre in North Okanagan

Some stations posting $1.99.9, prices as low as $1.97.9

Gas dropped below $2 a litre in Vernon Thursday, July 14, 2022. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A Canadian small business group is calling on the federal and provincial governments to temporarily eliminate or lower fuel taxes. People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Small business group calls for relief at pumps amid high fuel costs

Canadian Federation of Independent Business wants government to pause planned hikes to carbon taxes

A Canadian small business group is calling on the federal and provincial governments to temporarily eliminate or lower fuel taxes. People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A man pumps gas in Montreal, Friday, March 4, 2022. Gasoline prices have dropped about 12 cents a litre overnight in Ontario and are down across much of Canada after a big dip in the price of oil this week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Gasoline prices drop as recession fears rise, refiner margins narrow

Prices elsewhere in Canada should catch up soon to Ontario’s 12-cent drop: analyst

A man pumps gas in Montreal, Friday, March 4, 2022. Gasoline prices have dropped about 12 cents a litre overnight in Ontario and are down across much of Canada after a big dip in the price of oil this week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Motorists in Canada are continuing to face high prices at the pumps. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

EDITORIAL: Tax cuts won’t fix rising gas prices

Fuel in Canada is heavily taxed, but other factors also affect the cost

  • Jul 7, 2022
Motorists in Canada are continuing to face high prices at the pumps. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Costco gas bar closed on Wednesday. (Brittany Webster/ Black Press Media)

Membership woes: Kelowna’s Costco gas bar breaks down

The Costco gas bar broke down Wednesday morning

Costco gas bar closed on Wednesday. (Brittany Webster/ Black Press Media)
People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. GasBuddy’s head petroleum analyst says drivers should expect some relief at the pump heading into the end of July and start of August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VIDEO: B.C. gas prices expected to drop below $2/litre mark: analyst

Global prices dropping as economy slows, threatens recession

People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. GasBuddy’s head petroleum analyst says drivers should expect some relief at the pump heading into the end of July and start of August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A shopper wipes down a handle as they select a cart at an Ikea furniture store in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Canadian retailers are struggling with higher shipping costs as couriers tack hefty fuel surcharges onto shipping rates to recoup record gas prices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A shopper wipes down a handle as they select a cart at an Ikea furniture store in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Canadian retailers are struggling with higher shipping costs as couriers tack hefty fuel surcharges onto shipping rates to recoup record gas prices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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Ethanol shortage sees Esso, Mobile pumps empty in Okanagan

Imperial Oil expects inventories to return to normal next week

  • Jun 29, 2022
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