AAA: Texas gas prices drop for 3rd straight week

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Texas retail gasoline prices continued their downward trend for a third straight week this week.

The weekly Triple-A Texas gas price survey shows regular grade prices are averaging two dollars 74 cents per gallon at self-serve pumps in the eleven cities surveyed. That's a nickel less than last week and about 20 cents less than at this time last year.

Nationally, regular grade self serve is averaging two dollars 87 cents per gallon -- a nickel less than last week but 22 cents less than last year.

The most expensive regular grade gasoline in Texas again is in Amarillo, where it fell a nickel to two dollars 88 cents per gallon. The cheapest again is in Corpus Christi, where it's averaging two dollars 57 cents per gallon -- down six cents from last week.