Gas pump prices plunged nine cents a litre Thursday.
The Public Utilities Board set maximum prices for all regulated petroleum products in all areas of the province reflecting decreases in all fuels.
Burin Peninsula motorists are now paying $1.296 a litre for regular, self-serve gas and $1.326 for full service. Diesel was reduced by 2.8 cpl to $1.432.
Furnace oil and stove oil also saw reductions with furnace oil now costing $1.0579 a litre after a 1.82 decrease; stove oil is down 1.47 to $1.1005 a litre while propane rose by half a cent to 66.2 cpl.