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Heating Prices Climb From Mid-Summer Lows in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine - The Governor's Energy Office says the price of heating oil in Maine has nosed up slight over the past few weeks.
 
The statewide average cash price for No. 2 heating oil was $2.03 per gallon this week. The office says that is seven cents more than it was in mid-July.
 
The statewide price of kerosene was also up 4 cents, to $2.56. Propane prices have gone up one cent per gallon in that time to $2.36.
 
The office says global oil prices are still in check despite heating prices rising higher than mid-summer lows.
 
The state found the highest heating oil price was $2.41, while the lowest was $1.80. Northern Maine had a higher average at $2.17 per gallon.
 
The figures reflect an Aug. 14 survey.