Maine gas prices fall more than 5 cents in a week


PORTLAND — Gas prices are down somewhat in northern New England, mirroring a trend in nationwide prices.

GasBuddy’s daily survey of more than 1,200 gas outlets in Maine found that average retail gasoline prices in the state have fallen 5.3 cents in the past week to an average of $2.55 per gallon. New Hampshire has seen a slide of 3.3 cents to $2.50 per gallon in that time.

GasBuddy says the national average gas price has fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.51 per gallon. Prices on Sunday in Maine were 22.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day a year ago.

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  • Joe from Monroe

    Don’t get use to it, petrol prices are slated for a big jump this Spring.

  • Marc A. Jalbert

    And it may have nothing to do with the supply and access of fuel but taxes. Both the State and the Feds are looking to raise the gas taxes, which I am sure will affect home heating oil as well.

  • MaineCWP

    Just in time for the prices to rise for the summer blend corn additives…