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Maine Heating Oil Price Decreases to $1.74 per Gallon

AUGUSTA, Maine - The Governor's Energy Office says the average statewide cash price for heating oil in Maine is down another 3 cents from a week ago.

The statewide average is $1.74 per gallon. Kerosene was also down 5 cents to $2.33 per gallon and propane fell 3 cents to $2.19 per gallon.

The highest average price for heating oil in Maine was $1.88 per gallon in northern Maine. The lowest average price was $1.68 per gallon in western Maine. The highest heating oil price found in Maine was $2 per gallon in the central part of the state.

The average price for kerosene topped out at $2.46 per gallon in southwestern Maine while the average propane price rose as high as $2.36 in northern Maine.