Texas Retail Gasoline Prices Set Another Record High

By: AP
By: AP

HOUSTON (AP) - The records keep coming at Texas gasoline pumps.
The Triple-A Texas gas price survey released today found that
regular self-serve is averaging $3.21 per gallon statewide this
week. That's a 4-cent increase from last week. Nationally, the
average price rose 2 cents to $3.29 per gallon.
Auto club spokeswoman Rose Rougeau (roo-ZHOH') says crude oil
prices remaining above $100 per barrel will keep gasoline prices at
Texas pumps from falling before next month's Memorial Day weekend.
The cheapest gas in this week's Texas survey is in Corpus
Christi, where regular self-serve prices remain virtually unchanged
at $3.14 per gallon. The most expensive gas remains in Amarillo,
where the price average rose a nickel from last week to $3.25 per
These are average per-gallon prices of regular, self-serve
gasoline in Texas and nationally, as well as the change from last
week, according to the Triple-A Texas Weekend Gas Watch released
Amarillo - $3.246, up 5.2 cents
Austin-San Marcos - $3.189, up 2.2 cents
Beaumont - $3.193, up 1.3 cents
Corpus Christi - $3.141, up 0.5 cent
Dallas - $3.233, up 4.7 cents
El Paso - $3.179, up 4.4 cents
Fort Worth - $3.226, up 4.4 cents
Galveston-Texas City - $3.222, up 2.6 cents
Houston - $3.222, up 3.8 cents
San Antonio - $3.157, up 3.8 cents
Texarkana (Texas only) - $3.178, up 5.1 cents
State - $3.289, up 2.2 cents
Nationally - $3.214, up 3.8 cents

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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