Analysts blame weak dollar for gas price increase
Irving---The Associated Press is reporting; a weaker dollar and a crude oil price spike are blamed for a jump in retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country.
The weekly AAA Texas gasoline price survey released Thursday found a gallon of regular unleaded is selling for $2.68 per gallon, a nickel more than last week.
The national average price rose a nickel to $2.86 per gallon this week.
The state's cheapest gasoline is $2.64 per gallon in San Antonio and Galveston.
The most expensive gasoline in Texas is $2.73 per gallon in Amarillo, up a nickel, and Texarkana, where it
soared 11 cents from last week.