IRVING, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices in Texas jumped 7 cents in the past week to average $2.82 a gallon.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the increase follows a national
hike in prices at the pump, reaching $2.93, up a nickel since last
San Antonio were the lowest
statewide, averaging $2.76 a gallon. Dallas and Corpus Christi tied
for the highest price, at $2.85 a gallon.
AAA Texas says it does not appear that the April 20 rig
explosion in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana is responsible for
higher gasoline prices. Efforts continue to stop leaking oil.
The association, in a statement, says gasoline inventories are
at their highest levels in 17 years and domestic demand is
Gas Prices Up Around Texas
Houston Drivers Paying About $2.77 per Gallon
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