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Gas Prices Continue Steady Fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.10/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.
Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.10/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.38/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com

The average gas price in Abilene as of Monday is $2.99 per gallon. You can search for the lowest gas proces in your area by visiting the Gas Tracker.

Including the change in gas prices in Texas during the past week, prices Sunday were 41.8 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 27.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 21.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 41.9 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

"The national average has continued its decline which has been continuing for 34 consecutive days," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "And the odds are very good that prices will continue to decline in most areas in the week ahead. Perhaps most notable at this point of decline is how much cheaper gas prices stand versus the same date last year, with motorists realizing prices that are 50 cents or more lower. Much of the difference can be blamed on more active Atlantic waters last year that brought more storms than what we've seen this year," DeHaan said.
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