Rebecka Downing of Copperas Cove pumping gas at the H-E-B Plus.

Customers paying less at pump than a year ago

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51/g, according to gasoline price website Including the change in gas prices in Texas during the past week, prices yesterday were 13.6 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 11.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 16.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 11.7 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. “The national average as of today has been on decline for a month straight,” said Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. “The drop in gas prices during the middle of the summer certainly has been welcome relief to families and individuals alike who are hitting the road during the peak of the summer driving season.
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