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Gas Prices Fall in Lubbock, Rise in Texas Before Memorial Day Weekend

Allen Corbin, kfyo.com

Fuel prices for motorists in Lubbock take a small dip before the Memorial Day weekend.

According to the weekly KFYO News Gas Price Survey, the average retail price of gas fell four cents this week to $3.31 per gallon.The falling prices stop four weeks of rising prices in the Hub City.

Fuel prices for the Lone Star State increased. AAA Texas reports prices rose two cents to $3.43 per gallon. The most expensive gas can be found in Amarillo at $3.74 per gallon while Corpus Christi is enjoying the lowest average at $3.33. Lubbock is not part of the AAA Survey.

AAA estimates nearly 3 million motorists will travel at least 50 miles away from their homes this holiday weekend.

Area Current 05/22/13 05/16/13 Difference Year Ago 05/22/12 Difference Record High Date Record High Price
National $3.66 $3.60 +0.06 $3.68 -0.02 07/17/08 $4.11
State $3.43 $3.41 +0.02 $3.51 -0.08 07/17/08 $3.98
Amarillo $3.74 $3.60 +0.14 $3.41 +0.33 07/16/08 $3.98
Austin-San Marcos $3.40 $3.39 +0.01 $3.53 -0.13 07/17/08 $3.97
Beaumont $3.35 $3.31 +0.04 $3.46 -0.11 07/16/08 $4.00
Corpus Christi $3.33 $3.32 +0.01 $3.62 -0.29 07/15/08 $3.96
Dallas $3.49 $3.47 +0.02 $3.47 +0.02 07/16/08 $3.98
El Paso $3.46 $3.42 +0.04 $3.66 -0.20 07/17/08 $3.97
Ft. Worth $3.49 $3.47 +0.02 $3.46 +0.03 07/16/08 $3.97
Galveston $3.43 $3.42 +0.01 $3.58 -0.15 07/14/08 $3.97
Houston $3.43 $3.41 +0.02 $3.56 -0.13 07/17/08 $3.96
San Antonio $3.38 $3.38 0.00 $3.46 -0.08 07/16/08 $3.96
Texarkana $3.41 $3.38 +0.03 $3.46 -0.05 07/17/08 $3.98

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