Texas retail gas prices drop by a nickel

Texas retail gas prices drop by a nickel

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A travel group survey finds retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped by an average of a nickel. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average is $3.41 per gallon, down from $3.46 a week ago.

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by Associated Press

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Posted on August 15, 2013 at 4:46 PM

HOUSTON -- A travel group survey finds retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped by an average of a nickel.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average is $3.41 per gallon, down from $3.46 a week ago. The national per gallon average also dropped by a nickel, from $3.59 down to $3.54.

Motorists in Amarillo continue to pay the least in the state, with the average there at $3.34 per gallon. Galveston drivers pay the most at the pump at $3.44.

AAA says drivers in Texas are paying about $48 to fill up a 14-gallon tank.

The travel group says gas prices could remain flat or even decline as long as hurricanes don't threaten Gulf Coast infrastructure and refineries continue to operate smoothly.

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