West U Area Gasoline Prices Up Again, Average Now At $2.56 Per Gallon
For the second week in a row, gasoline prices in the West U area went up last week.
Average retail gasoline prices rose another 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $2.56 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week.
Nationally, gas prices now average $2.74 per gallon, according to gasoline price website HoustonGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in West U during the past week, prices on Sunday were 11.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago, and are 5.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
The national average has decreased 0.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 13.5 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago.