COPPELL (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country continue to drop, sliding this week by a nickel.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump in the state was down to $2.39 a gallon from $2.44 last week. Nationwide gasoline prices fell to $2.52.READ MORE: Frisco Memorial Girls' And Boys' Basketball Teams No Longer The New Kids On The Block
Drivers in Amarillo, compared to other metro regions in the state, are paying the least at $2.27. Motorists in El Paso are paying the most, with the average price at $2.47. Folks pulling u-p at the pump in Dallas are paying an average of $2.35 for a gallon of gas. Drivers in Fort Worth are keeping a few more coins in their pocket, the average price for gasoline in that city is $2.34.READ MORE: Loophole In Federal Surprise Medical Bill Ban Leaves Patients At Risk Of High, Unexpected Ambulance Bills
Analysts say the market remains volatile in the wake of hurricanes that have damaged refineries and caused other problems, but that volatility likely won’t be enough to prevent gas prices from steadily dropping over the next month.MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting In Forest Hill
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