Do you want to get out of town to visit family during the Thanksgiving weekend?
Metro Vancouverites who want to get gas up before they go will have more relatively cheaper options on Friday (October 8) than they did earlier in the week. However, experts say prices may fall again.
According to Dan McTeague, president of the Canadians for Affordable Energy, formerly GasBuddy, Canadians should stop buying gas until Saturday.
On Thursday, the petroleum analyst said gas prices across the country are expected to fall a few cents before Friday and another cent on Saturday.
⛽️ Price ⚠️: STOP PURCHASE GAS FOR FRIDAY OR SATURDAY
Expect a drop of 2 cents on Friday and a further drop of 1 Saturday (excluding regulated markets such as NFLD, NS and NB)
– Dan McTeague (@GasPriceWizard) October 7, 2021
But the price drop is not all good news. On the way out of the long weekend, gas prices in the lower mainland are expected to continue to rise.
According to GasBuddy, gas prices in Vancouver are $ 0.34 per gallon. Liter higher than a year ago at this time.
Thanks to a global economy in recovery, the weather, government policies and trade shocks, a global energy crisis has blown up, mainly in Europe and China, which will have all sorts of knock-on effects.
Due to rising oil prices, McTeague expects Vancouver’s gasoline prices to hit $ 1.60 per gallon. Liter in the coming days.
“Make no mistake, it’s going to cost $ 90 a barrel, WTI,” McTeague said. “Some suggest 100.”
With $ 90 per. Barrel WTI estimates McTeague that gas prices in Vancouver would rise to between $ 1.75 and $ 1.80 per gallon.
Where the cheapest places to get gas are near Metro Vancouver
The cheapest place to get gas on the road just outside of Metro Vancouver on Friday (October 8) is the Chevron station at 26390 Fraser Hwy Marine Drive in Aldergrove at 154.9 cents per gallon.
For Metro Vancouverites, the cheapest place in the region to buy gas on Friday is the Friday station at 5894 Marine Dr. in Burnaby to 155.6 øre pr. Liter.
Husky at 7389 River Rd. in Delta is the third cheapest place to buy gas at 156.9 cents per liter.
After the Delta station, two Shell and two Husky gas stations offer the best value for money at 157.9 cents per liter.
Friday offers a Chevron at 2706 St. Johns St. in Port Moody gas at 158.9 cents per liter.
Finally, another Shell in Surrey and an Esso in Burnaby offer gas at 159.9 cents per liter.
With files from Nelson Bennett / Business In Vancouver.