COPPELL (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices are up a penny per gallon this week.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $2.66 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying an average $2.88 per gallon.

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The association survey found Midland has the most expensive gasoline in Texas this week at an average $3.12 per gallon. The cheapest gasoline in Texas is in San Antonio at an average $2.53 per gallon.

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Drivers in Dallas are paying $2.67 for a gallon of gasoline. While those pulling up to the pump in Arlington and Fort Worth are shelling out a bit less with the price at $2.66 per gallon.

AAA experts say demand for gasoline remains strong this summer amid rising crude oil prices.

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