COPPELL (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Once again retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country are higher this week.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the price at the pump statewide rose 2 cents to reach an average $2.45 per gallon. Drivers nationwide are paying a penny more this week at an average $2.67 per gallon.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot While Meeting To Fight Suspect At Park In Arlington, Police Say
The association survey found Midland has the most expensive gasoline in Texas this week at an average $2.69 per gallon. San Antonio has the cheapest gasoline statewide at an average $2.32 per gallon.
Drivers in Dallas are shelling out $2.49 for a gallon of gasoline, while travelers filling up in Fort Worth and Arlington are paying $2.48 per gallon.READ MORE: Texas House Members Urge Gov. Abbott To Reverse Ban On Mask Mandates In Public Schools
AAA officials say the national gas price average has matched the 2017 peak of $2.67 per gallon, which occurred in September during the days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas.
Association experts say current demand for gasoline remains robust.MORE NEWS: Sparked By Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across US
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