Report: Gas Prices On A Decline In Texas For Week

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) According to one travel group survey, retail gasoline prices across Texas and nationally have dropped four cents this week (week of August 4th) .

AAA Texas on Thursday stated that the statewide average for a gallon of gas is currently $3.46 per gallon. On a national scale, drivers are paying an average $3.59 per gallon.

Back in Texas, the city of Amarillo has the cheapest gasoline with $3.39 per gallon being reported there. Both Dallas and Galveston are tied for the most expensive prices for gasoline with $3.48 per gallon.

AAA cites the potential for late-summer hurricanes coupled with refinery problems as potential disruptions to gasoline production, supplies and distribution. In Houston on Thursday morning, gasoline was reported to be $3.59 per gallon near the Galleria.

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