Maine gasoline price falls 3.3 cents to $3.79 per gallon

Posted Aug. 08, 2011, at 11:37 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A price-monitoring website said average retail gasoline prices in Maine have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week to $3.79 per gallon. said Sunday’s average was still $1.02 per gallon higher than it was the same day a year ago, and 10.2 cents higher than a month ago.

Sunday’s average price in Maine also compares with the national figure, which has fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.66.

The website is closely following declines in the price of crude oil and gasoline futures, which are expected to have an impact on pump prices in the upcoming week.