AUGUSTA (AP) – Energy officials say the average price for heating oil now stands at $2.10 a gallon in Maine, up 3 cents a gallon since the state’s last oil price survey in March.

The Maine Office of Energy Independence and Security said Monday that southwestern Maine had the lowest average price at $1.95 a gallon. Northern Maine had the highest price at $2.28.

A year ago, heating oil was closing in on $4 a gallon.

Kerosene was selling for $2.54 a gallon on average, up a penny from March 16.

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