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Gas prices continue to rise across United States

Gas prices continue to rise across United States
March 25
16:42 2019

Texas gas prices have risen 8.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.40 per gallon today, Monday, March 25, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 stations. Gas prices in Texas are 26.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 2.7 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Based on gas prices this morning, compared to last Monday, March 18, gas prices in Breckenridge are up an average of almost 7 cents per gallon.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Texas is priced at $2.09/g today while the most expensive is $3.19/g, a difference of $1.10/g. The cheapest price in the entire country today stands at $1.12/g while the most expensive is $5.04/g, a difference of $3.92/g.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 6.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.62/g today. The national average is up 22.2 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 2.1 cents per gallon higher than a year ago, GasBuddy reports.

“Gasoline prices have increased in all 50 states in the last week as refineries continue working toward cleaner, more expensive gasoline and as oil prices have continued creeping higher,” said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. “There shouldn’t be any surprises that prices continue to migrate higher given the warnings in the past few months, though that doesn’t make it any easier for motorists to digest higher gas prices. Unfortunately as seasonal issues continue to weigh on markets along with higher oil prices, it’s likely we’ll continue to be in this pattern for at least a few more weeks.”

Historical gasoline prices in Texas and the national average going back a decade:
March 25, 2018: $2.37/g (U.S. Average: $2.60/g)
March 25, 2017: $2.10/g (U.S. Average: $2.28/g)
March 25, 2016: $1.87/g (U.S. Average: $2.03/g)
March 25, 2015: $2.22/g (U.S. Average: $2.42/g)
March 25, 2014: $3.34/g (U.S. Average: $3.53/g)
March 25, 2013: $3.54/g (U.S. Average: $3.67/g)
March 25, 2012: $3.77/g (U.S. Average: $3.90/g)
March 25, 2011: $3.44/g (U.S. Average: $3.56/g)
March 25, 2010: $2.68/g (U.S. Average: $2.80/g)
March 25, 2009: $1.91/g (U.S. Average: $1.98/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

Midland Odessa- $2.52/g, up 12.3 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.40/g.
San Antonio- $2.24/g, up 3.0 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.21/g.
Austin- $2.33/g, up 5.7 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.27/g.

Gas Prices in Breckenridge, Texas

Gas StationRegular price per gallonDiesel price per gallon
Allsup's - Alon
511 W. Walker St.
Conoco - South (Whoa-N-Go)
411 S. Breckenridge Ave.
Double Six - Conoco
1602 W. Walker St.
Graham Y Fuel
2609 U.S. Hwy 180 E.
7-11 East
1311 E. Walker St.
7-11 West
3074 W. Walker St.
900 E, Walker St.
3800 W. Walker St.
For more gas prices, click here to visit the Gas Buddy website.
These prices are based on each station's signs on the morning of Monday, March 25, 2019, as collected by the Breckenridge Texan staff.


For live fuel price averages, visit

Top photo by Paul Brennan from Pixabay.

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