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Gas prices rise over 7 cents per gallon over last week

Gas prices rise over 7 cents per gallon over last week
January 21
15:50 2021

Gasoline prices in Texas have risen 7.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.09/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 stations in Texas. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.2 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.38/g, according to GasBuddy.

Average gasoline prices on Jan. 18 in Texas have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.24/g in 2020, $1.94/g in 2019, $2.28/g in 2018, $2.14/g in 2017 and $1.67/g in 2016.

Including the change in Texas during the past week, prices on Monday were 14.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago and are 18.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 15.6 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 17.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

“Gas prices have jumped to yet another multi-month high as crude oil price rise amidst perceived improvement in the COVID-19 pandemic, which continues to pump prices up as demand shows renewed signs of recovery,” Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, said on Monday. “In addition, with rumors swirling that President-elect Biden plans to cancel approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would cut off reliable Canadian oil to the U.S., oil prices may see additional pressure in the coming days. For now, the upward trend in gas prices may slow from the sharp rise in the last week, but motorists shouldn’t expect much of a break from rising gas prices, which now stand less than twenty cents from their year-ago levels.”

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

  • Eastland — Lowest: $1.93/g and Highest: 2.20
  • Graham — Lowest: $2.03/g and Highest: $2.09/g
  • Abilene — Lowest: $1.94/g and Highest: $2.29/g
  • Mineral Wells — Lowest: $2.11/g and Highest: $2.25/g

In other parts of the state:

  • Midland Odessa- $2.27/g, up 5.1 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.22/g.
  • San Antonio- $1.99/g, up 7.6 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.92/g.
  • Austin- $2.04/g, up 5.4 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.99/g.

Gas Prices in Breckenridge, Texas

Gas StationRegular price per gallonDiesel price per gallon
Allsup's - Alon
511 W. Walker St.
2.092.19
Conoco - South (Whoa-N-Go)
411 S. Breckenridge Ave.
2.192.39
Double Six - Conoco
1602 W. Walker St.
2.092.39
Graham Y Fuel
2609 U.S. Hwy 180 E.
2.192.34
7-11 East
1311 E. Walker St.
2.092.15
7-11 West
3074 W. Walker St.
2.092.09
Valero
900 E, Walker St.
2.092.19
Walmart
3800 W. Walker St.
1.972.09
For more gas prices, click here to visit the Gas Buddy website.
These prices are based on each station's posted prices on the evening of Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, as collected by the Breckenridge Texan staff.

 

Information provided by GasBuddy

 

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