September 23, 2017
News Latest News | Poll Questions | Stephen King | Hurricane Maria | Aaron Hernandez

Report: Maine gas prices up 19 cents per gallon over year

The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine — Gas prices are rising in Maine.

Gasoline price website says the average price in the state is up 3.1 cents over the past week to $2.72 per gallon. The website says Sunday’s average was 19.3 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst, says most parts of the country will see higher prices this week following a report on a larger-than-expected drop in petroleum supplies that drove oil prices past $80 per gallon.

DeHaan expects high volatility in retail gasoline prices this autumn as the U.S. economy continues to improve, signaling higher demand for petroleum products.

Did we get something wrong? Please, Let us know, submit a correction.

You may also like