West U Area Gasoline Prices Drop 3.5 Cents, Now Average $2.51 Per Gallon
After several weeks of creeping upward, average retail gasoline prices in West U have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week.
Gas prices in the West U area now average $2.51 per gallon following the July 4 weekend.
This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.72 per gallon, according to gasoline price website HoustonGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Houston during the past week, prices yesterday were 12.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and 4.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
The national average has moved just 0.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 13.9 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago.