IRVING, Texas — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped by a dime, settling this week at $2.50 per gallon.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported unleaded prices fell from the statewide average of $2.60 recorded Thanksgiving week.
Drivers nationwide are paying an average of $2.73. Forty-three states have average prices below $3.
The most expensive gasoline in Texas was found in Beaumont, Corpus Christi and Houston, where motorists are paying $2.52. Amarillo drivers are paying the least this week at $2.38 per gallon.
Sharply lower global oil prices are the primary reason for falling retail gas prices in recent weeks.