State Gas Prices Continue to Decline

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Retail gasoline prices fell this week across Texas for the third week in a row after reaching record levels.

The weekly Triple-A Texas gas price survey released today found regular-grade gasoline is averaging $2.95 per gallon. That's six cents less than last week and almost 14 cents less than the record of three dollars nine cents set last month.

The national average is $3.04 per gallon. That's down eight cents from last week.

Of the eleven Texas cities in the poll, El Paso has the most expensive gas with regular-grade averaging $3.19 per gallon. That's down six cents from last week. The cheapest gas is in Corpus Christi, where regular-grade averages $2.84 per gallon. That's down nine cents from last week.

These are average per-gallon prices of regular, self-serve gasoline in Texas metro areas and the change from last week, according to Friday's Triple-A Texas Weekend Gas Watch:

- Austin-San Marcos -- $2.946, down 3.4 cents
- Amarillo -- $3.103, down 8.1 cents
- Beaumont -- $2.857, down 8.0 cents
- Corpus Christi -- $2.843, down 8.7 cents
- Dallas -- $2.934, down 5.5 cents
- El Paso -- $3.193, down 5.7 cent
- Fort Worth -- $2.918, down 6.2 cents
- Galveston-Texas City -- $2.947, down 4.3 cents
- Houston -- $2.918, down 6.3 cents
- San Antonio -- $2.922, down 2.8 cents
- Texarkana (Texas only) -- $2.866, down 10.9 cents


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