August 12, 2013

Gas prices continue to fall in Maine

A price-monitoring website says the average retail cost of a gallon of gas has fallen 4 cents in the past week.

The Associated Press

PORTLAND — Gas prices in Maine continue to go down following a sharp increase earlier this summer.

Price-monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com reports Monday that the average retail cost of a gallon of gas has fallen 4 cents in the past week to an average of $3.70. The prices are based on a survey of more than 1,200 Maine gas stations.

Prices are 8 cents a gallon cheaper than a year ago, but 6 cents higher than a month ago.

GasBuddy.com analyst Patrick DeHaan says prices nationally could be 10 to 25 cents a gallon lower than now come mid-September.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)