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Edmonton gas prices increase to as high as $1.36 per litre

Edmonton gas prices increase to as much as $1.36 per litre at some stations, Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Dave Carels, Global News

Edmonton motorists were in for a shock Wednesday morning as gas prices at some stations had jumped by around 20 cents per litre overnight.

The price at some stations climbed to $1.36 per litre from less than $1.20 per litre.

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On Twitter, drivers were being clear with their thoughts on the most recent severe gas hike:

On Wednesday morning, GasBuddy.com showed there were gas stations in Edmonton that still had gas prices between $1.15 and $1.17 per litre as of 8:30 a.m.

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GasBuddy.com petroleum analyst Dan McTeague predicted in April prices in Edmonton would remain between $1.15 and $1.30 per litre.

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