Texas gas prices rise .9 cents in the past week

Staff Writer

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.28/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Texas during the past week, prices yesterday were 18.0 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 8.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 8.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 21.0 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.
According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on March 5 in Texas have ranged widely over the last five years: To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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