East Canada expects to pay more for gas

Consumers in east Canada will pay more for gas as a result of the region’s increasing reliance on imports of the fuel Consumers in east Canada will pay more for gas as a result of the region’s increasing reliance on imports of the fuel.
By Abhishek Kumar 3 May 2017 0 25730

Gas users in Canada's East Consuming Region (ECR) are expected to pay more for the fuel over the coming weeks even though the ECR is now in the gas injection season. The region’s over-dependence on supplies from the west of Canada and the northeastern United States is helping to bump up prices. Meanwhile, gas production in Canada’s ECR is falling, which is not helping the situation.

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