Heating Oil Prices Slightly Down This Week 

From last week, Maine energy officials report a decrease in heating oil prices. This marks the first price drop since early December.The Office of Energy Independence and Security said the average price of heating oil sits a $2.76 a gallon, which is down one cent from last week. As usual, the lowest prices were in southwestern Maine. The highest prices were in the state’s northern region.Kersosene was averaging $3.14 a gallon, up one cent from last week.