No end in sight to Texas gasoline price spike
HOUSTON (AP) - There's no end in sight to the spike in Texas
retail gasoline prices as the prices at the pump climb deeper into
The weekly Triple-A Texas gas price survey released today shows
regular self-serve is averaging $3.33 per gallon across the state.
That's a nickel higher than last week and 55 cents per gallon
higher than a year ago.
Even so, auto club spokeswoman Rose Rougeau (roo-ZHOH') says
Texas has one of the lowest average retail prices for gasoline in
the nation. Nationally, the price is averaging $3.418, up 6 cents
from last week. California has the highest statewide average of
$3.82 per gallon.
Back in Texas, San Antonio has the lowest average price for
regular self-serve at $3.27. That's a local record-high a nickel
higher than last week. The state's costliest gas is in Dallas,
where the average is $3.35 per gallon. That's also a nickel higher
than last week
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 - $3.342, up 3.9 cents
Austin-San Marcos - $3.311, up 4.5 cents
Beaumont - $3.303, up 2.8 cents
Corpus Christi - $3.312, up 12.3 cent
Dallas - $3.353, up 4.8 cents
El Paso - $3.285, up 4.2 cents
Fort Worth - $3.356, up 4.8 cents
Galveston-Texas City - $3.344, up 5.4 cents
Houston - $3.333, up 4.6 cents
San Antonio - $3.272, up 5.2 cents
Texarkana (Texas only) - $3.281, down 1.9 cents
State - $3.333, up 5.0 cents
Nationally - $3.418, up 6.1 cents
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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