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Sub-dollar gas is back with Tuesday pump price drop

Posted by Adam in Driving, 3/10, 12:21 PM

A day after a major international route on oil prices, the price of gasoline in Brandon at several service stations has itself seen a significant drop on Tuesday. 

Having most recently been at a low of 104.6 cents per litre for Regular gasoline at some local stations on Monday, a new low on Tuesday of 97.6 could be seen at a pair of local Trans Canada Highway stations and one downtown station. A handful of others throughout the lower city itself had dropped to 97.9 by noon hour Tuesday with several more remaining at 104.6 to 104.9. 

Tuesday’s reduction combines with Monday’s fall from 107.6/107.9, making for a two day drop of 10 cents/litre at some locations in the city.

The lowest price in Manitoba as of the time of this posting was 89.9 at some Winnipeg stations with the provincial average being 100.2 according to price aggregator service GasBuddy.com. Most recently known local prices can be seen at GasBuddy’s Brandon page.

The price of international benchmark Brent crude fell 24.1% on Monday to $34.36 per barrel, having touched as low as $31.02 for its lowest rate in more than four years. As of the time of this posting the price of a barrel had rebounded more than 10% on Tuesday to $37.15.

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