Gas prices around Greater Victoria predicted to jump to 133.9 cents a litre Thursday. (File photo)

Gas prices around Greater Victoria predicted to jump to 133.9 cents a litre Thursday. (File photo)

Victoria gas prices set to jump 8 cents a litre Thursday: analyst

Senior petroleum analyst says change is likely to hold

Victoria drivers may want to head straight to the pump to beat a predicted 8 cent jump coming down the pipe later Thursday.

While the GasBuddy website is currently showing an average pump price in Victoria of 126.2 cents a litre, GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst Dan McTeague is forecasting an 8 cent jump Thursday.

He says the increase is likely to hold.

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Since 2008, the lowest average on this day was in 2009 when gas was 93.9 cents a litre.

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