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Gas prices in Texas climbing again

The common worth for fuel in Texas is now $3.20 for a gallon of standard unleaded gas, which is 9 cents greater than final week, in accordance with AAA Texas.

TEXAS, USA — Texans are paying barely extra on the pump again.

The worth of fuel statewide in Texas is now round $3.20 for a gallon of standard unleaded gas, in accordance with AAA Texas. That is 9 cents greater than final week and 35 cents greater than the associated fee final year.

Drivers in El Paso are paying probably the most on common at $3.56 per gallon whereas drivers in the Brownsville-Harlingen metropolitan space are paying the least at $3.02 per gallon. 

The nationwide worth for a gallon of standard unleaded is $3.87, which is 9 cents greater than final week and 65 cents greater than the associated fee at this similar time final year.

OPEC+ introduced plans to chop manufacturing by two million barrels per day on Wednesday, inflicting fuel prices to extend. 

Gas prices throughout the nation had already been rising since mid-September because of various elements together with refinery points on the West Coast, a refinery hearth in the Midwest and Hurricane Ian. 

“Tight supplies, climbing demand and OPEC+’s announcement to cutback output by two million barrels per day are putting upward pressure on retail gas prices,” mentioned AAA Texas spokesperson Daniel Armbruster. “It’s too early to determine how strong of an impact the production cuts will have on pump prices. However, prices in Texas started increasing just hours ahead of the anticipated announcement and will likely continue to move upwards through the weekend.”

Texas drivers are paying the bottom for fuel in the nation, in accordance with gasprices.aaa.com. On the flipside, drivers in California are paying probably the most at $6.42 on common for a gallon over common unleaded.

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