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Gas prices rise noticeably, following attacks on Saudi Arabia

Gas prices rise noticeably, following attacks on Saudi Arabia
September 23
11:49 2019

Texas gas prices have risen 10.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.37/g, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 stations. Gas prices in Texas are 5.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 22.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Locally, the average gas price in Breckenridge is 18 cents per gallon higher than it was last week, with all but one station raising its prices since Sept. 16. The prices were raised 10 to 30 cents per gallon at the gas stations that had increases. See the chart at the end of this story for today’s Breckenridge gas prices. Click here to see last week’s gas prices.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the lowest price in the state today is $1.79/g while the highest is $3.19/g, a difference of $1.40/g. The cheapest price in the entire country today stands at $1.79/g while the most expensive is $5.99/g, a difference of $4.20/g.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 8.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.66/g today. The national average is up 7.3 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 17.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

“For the first time in 10 weeks the national average has risen, and certainly not just a small increase but a very noticeable rise on the heels of attacks on Saudi Arabia that knocked out 5 percent of daily oil production,” said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. “While the worst is now behind us, there remain some concerns that could cause oil prices to rise further, including a fairly optimistic timeline from the Saudis that may prove challenging to meet. Should timelines be extended, motorists may see additional slight increases.

“Moving forward, expect a week of relative calm after the attacks, but as hurricane season continues to also be active, there are risks that may continue to push gas prices slightly higher in coming weeks before we get clear of such issues,” he said.

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

  • Midland Odessa- $2.47/g, up 1.6 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.45/g.
  • San Antonio- $2.37/g, up 16.1 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.21/g.
  • Austin- $2.34/g, up 8.5 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.25/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, Sept. 23, 2019, as collected by the Breckenridge Texan staff.


For live fuel price averages, visit

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