Gas Prices Slip for First Time in 2010

By: AP
By: AP

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Texas gasoline prices at the pump have slipped for the first time this year.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average retail cost for a gallon of gas declined 2 cents this week, to settle at $2.60. The nationwide cost also retreated by a pair of pennies, reaching $2.74.

Galveston and San Antonio have the lowest retail gasoline prices in Texas, at $2.57 a gallon.

The association survey found El Paso and Beaumont with the most expensive gasoline, at $2.63 a gallon.

AAA Texas says demand for gasoline remains historically low and oil prices have seen declines, hovering below $78 a barrel Thursday.

As of Wednesday evening In Bryan-College Station, prices range from $2.45 to $2.68 for regular unleaded.

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