AUGUSTA — The Governor’s Energy Office says the average statewide cash price for heating oil rose 3 cents over the last week to $2.04 per gallon.

Trends are similar in kerosene and propane. Kerosene rose 2 cents to $2.60 per gallon and propane rose 3 cents to $2.15 per gallon.

Although the prices have increased slightly, forecasts for all fuels are lower this season.

The highest price for heating oil in Maine was $2.50 per gallon in eastern Maine. The lowest price was $1.80 per gallon in western, southwestern and eastern Maine.


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