Overnight, Montreal gas prices went up 10 cents to $1.26.9/litre of gas, reports CBC.
Analyst Dan McTeague of the GasBuddy site said he expected gas prices to escalate in Canada this week as the major floods caused by Hurricane Harvey forced several Texas refineries to shut down their operations.
Fourteen oil refineries, representing around 30 per cent of all oil-refining capacity in the USA, have been closed because of the flood water that has devastated Houston and dozens of other towns along the Gulf of Mexico coastline, said Dan McTeague, senior petroleum analyst with GasBuddy.com.
Analysts say the hikes will differ greatly by region, with prices in Eastern Canada jumping by as much as nine cents per litre over the Labour Day long weekend, while prices in Western Canada remain relatively stable. Gas is costing them right around $1 per litre.
All this, because as much as 31 per cent of USA gas production is offline due to the storm, McTeague said.
Its crisis 101 31% of all USA gas production is now idle, he said. According to EssenceQuebec.com, other parts of Quebec are also seeing much lower prices, particularly in the Montérégie, in Lanaudière and the Laurentians, in the Outaouais and east of Quebec.
"There's definitely a couple factors at play here", said McTeague.
These prices are set to hold at the pumps at least until Thursday, said McTeague.
Five flood rescue teams and two diving teams are also ready to render assistance at different locations across Mumbai , he added. He also claimed that as many 30,000 employees of the BMC were present on the streets to help in tackling the situation.
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British negotiator Davis said the week ahead is "about driving forward the technical discussions across all the issues". Mr Iida told Radio 4's Today programme it was "no secret" that Japan wanted Britain to stay in the European Union .
The military official said once the transfer is completed, the Lebanese army would take control of the evacuated areas. Any strike will be in accordance with " the law of armed conflict ", Dillon said.
Meanwhile, Uber drivers have earned $50 million in tips since a gratuity option was added to the ride-sharing application in June. The group have said gross ride bookings for the second quarter were at $8.7 billion, up from the first quarter's $7.5 billion.
Words can not adequately express the sense of loss the Perez family and their extended Houston Police family are experiencing. At least nine people are reported to have died, and rescuers are still trying to reach others that remain stranded.
The Red Cross trains and mobilizes more than 5,300 volunteers who support the delivery of services throughout the state. The American Red Cross started preparing for a Category 4 storm with devastating impact across the Gulf Shore.
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Court in Kenya declares election result invalid
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Rohingyas die as boat capsizes in Naf river
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Ezenwa to start as Eagles offer support to Ikeme
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Trump Speech on Tax Reform in Missouri
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Amazon Echo Devices Gain Multi-Room Audio Functionality
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Xiaomi teases global launch of a new Mi phone on Sept 5
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Kareem Hunt to begin season as Chiefs' featured back
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Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis
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Cruise Ships Give Hurricane Harvey a Wide Berth
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Raikkonen to drive again for Ferrari
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Police respond to Buckingham Palace area due to alleged assault
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