AAA: Texas Retail Gasoline Prices Jump 19 Cents Per Gallon

Retail gasoline prices across Texas have jumped 19 cents this week.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump was $1.82 per gallon. Nationwide retail gasoline prices rose 12 cents, to reach an average $1.96 per gallon.

Drivers in Dallas and Fort Worth have the most expensive gasoline this week in Texas at an average $1.87 per gallon. Beaumont has the cheapest gasoline statewide at an average $1.75 per gallon.

Association experts say prices increased by double digits due to a decline in gasoline supplies, relatively strong demand and continued refinery maintenance.

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