Texas gasoline prices rise 3 cents per gallon
IRVING, Texas — Concern over the threat posed to refineries by the flooding Mississippi River has fueled a moderate increase in retail gasoline prices across Texas.
The weekly AAA Texas gasoline price survey released Thursday shows that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline rose by 3 cents across the state this week to $3.89 per gallon while holding steady at $3.98 nationally.
The most expensive gasoline in Texas was in Dallas, Houston and Galveston, where a gallon of regular unleaded averages $3.91 at the pump. But the biggest increases in Texas are in Beaumont and San Antonio, where the average price rose by 6 cents per gallon. The state's least expensive gasoline this week is in Amarillo, where a gallon of regular unleaded averages $3.79.