The weekslong rise in gas prices slowed this week, with the statewide average price for a gallon of regular unleaded inching up a penny to $2.47 —19 cents less than during this time last year, AAA reported Thursday.
At the same time, the U.S. average price dipped a penny, to $2.75 a gallon — 13 cents less than in 2018.
Across the Dallas-Fort Worth region, prices actually fell, with the average price in Dallas dropping 5 cents a gallon to $2.52, while the average price in Fort Worth-Arlington dipped 4 cents to $2.52. In Denton, GasBuddy.com on Thursday listed the lowest available price as $2.36 a gallon, found at the Sam's Club station off University Drive.
Texas drivers continue to pay less for gasoline this summer compared with one year ago, AAA reported, despite moderate price increases in the past few weeks.