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Gasoline Prices in Maine Creep Back Up
05/13/2013 03:32 PM ET  

An analyst for Gasbuddy.com says the increase is the result of tighter supply and increased demand as the weather warms up.

After several weeks of decline, gasoline prices in Maine have started creeping back up. Gasbuddy.com reports that the average retail price of gasoline in Maine is up about two cents since last week, to $3.52 per gallon.

Gasbuddy Senior Analyst Greg Laskoski says the increase is the result of tighter supply and increased demand.

"The weather is getting nicer, we're starting to see people planning their summer vacations," Lakoski says, "and especially as we get closer to Memorial Day weekend, you know that things are only going to get busier."

Laskoski says he expects gas prices to rise incrementally, though he says it's hard to say how fast they'll go up.

This story was reported and written by Ed Morin.


 

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