Gas Prices A Mixed Bag

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Retail gasoline price trends in Texas remain mixed for a second week.

The weekly AAA-Texas gas price survey released Friday shows the price of regular, self-serve gasoline averaged $2.08 per gallon in Texas, down a penny from last week.

The average price rose in three Texas metro areas and fell in eight others.

The national retail price remained virtually unchanged at $2.21 a gallon.

Auto club spokeswoman Rose Rougeau says retail gasoline prices appear to be leveling off after three months of decreases.

The cheapest gasoline in the Texas survey was in Corpus Christi, where a gallon averages $2.00, up a penny from last week.

Austin-San Marcos has the most expensive gas, averaging $2.15 a gallon, down a penny from last week.

Interestingly, the lowest price in the state Friday according to was at a station in San Marcos, where a gallon of gas was selling for $1.86. The highest price, according to the Web site, was at a station in College Station where gas was selling for $2.70 a gallon.

Texas Metro Gas Prices
(Source: AAA-Texas)
Austin-San Marcos -- $2.149, down 1 cent.
Amarillo -- $2.141, down 1.2 cents
Beaumont -- $2.065, up 1.2 cents
Corpus Christi -- $2.000, up 1 cent
Dallas -- $2.070, down 0.3 cent
El Paso -- $2.135, down 0.5 cent
Fort Worth -- $2.062, down 0.3 cent
Galveston-Texas City -- $2.018, down 0.3 cent
Houston -- $2.012, down 0.7 cent
San Antonio -- $2.075, down 1.5 cents
Texarkana (Texas only) -- $2.120, up 1.2 cents