Big Spring Herald Weekend

Texas weekly gas updates by Gasbuddy


Texas gas prices have risen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.80/g today, according to Gasbuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 stations. Gas prices in Texas are 2.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 44.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

According to Gasbuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Texas is priced at $1.44/g today while the most expensive is $2.69/g, a difference of $1.25/g. The lowest price in the state today is $1.44/g while the highest is $2.69/g, a difference of $1.25/g.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.11/g today. The national average is unchanged from a month ago and stands 47.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Historical gasoline prices in Texas and the national average going back ten years: November 30, 2019: $2.24/g (U.S. Average: $2.59/g) November 30, 2018: $2.16/g (U.S. Average: $2.46/g) November 30, 2017: $2.26/g (U.S. Average: $2.48/g) November 30, 2016: $1.91/g (U.S. Average: $2.15/g) November 30, 2015: $1.82/g (U.S. Average: $2.03/g) November 30, 2014: $2.53/g (U.S. Average: $2.76/g) November 30, 2013: $3.12/g (U.S. Average: $3.26/g) November 30, 2012: $3.14/g (U.S. Average: $3.39/g) November 30, 2011: $3.11/g (U.S. Average: $3.29/g) November 30, 2010: $2.65/g (U.S. Average: $2.83/g) Neighborin­g areas and their current gas prices: Midland Odessa- $1.91/g, down 4.8 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.95/g.

San Antonio- $1.63/g, down 0.9 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.64/g.

Austin- $1.68/g, unchanged from last week’s


“As the nation saw subdued traffic for Thanksgivi­ng, gas prices have been mostly stable in the last week as gasoline demand plummeted to the lowest since spring as Americans stayed closer to home,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for Gasbuddy. “With oil holding near a pandemic high around $45 per barrel, we may see additional upward pressure in the weeks ahead, but it’s unlikely to be earth shattering. We’re likely to remain in somewhat of a limbo until early 2021 or vaccines begin to see widespread distributi­on and Americans slowly start venturing back to their normal lifestyle- if they ever do.”

Gasbuddy is the authoritat­ive voice for gas prices and the only source for station-level data spanning nearly two decades. Unlike AAA’S once daily survey covering credit card transactio­ns at 100,000 stations and the Lundberg Survey, updated once every two weeks based on 7,000 gas stations, Gasbuddy’s survey updates 288 times every day from the most diverse list of sources covering nearly 150,000 stations nationwide, the most comprehens­ive and up-to-date in the country. Gasbuddy data is accessible at http:// Fuelinsigh­

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