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Diesel costs in Nova Scotia are anticipated to rise at midnight

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Key takeaways: 

  • Utility and Review Board to summon interrupter clause, gasoline costs not impacted.
  • The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board uses the interrupter clause in reply to “significant shifts” in the market cost of diesel oil.

Diesel prices in NS to rise at midnight: 

The cost of diesel in Nova Scotia will change at midnight.

A statement released from the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board said the interrupter clause is activated “due to significant shifts in the market cost of diesel oil.”

The price for diesel at the pump will change at midnight, but the difference will not impact gasoline prices.

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Diesel price climb expected

The release from the review board does not clarify if the diesel cost will be changed up or down.

CBC News journalist Robert Jones, who makes gas price forecasts for the network, said he anticipates the price to go up by at least eight cents per liter.

On Tuesday, the lowest cost of diesel in Nova Scotia was $1.84 per liter in the Halifax area, varying up to $1.86 in Cape Breton. The lowest gasoline costs ranged from $1.66 in Halifax to $1.68 in Cape Breton. 

Source – cbc.ca

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