AAA: Texarkana has highest gas prices in Texas --- Thanksgiving break is here for most area schools, and that means family trips will begin as soon as today as millions of Americans hit the roads for their annual Thanksgiving trek.
Every year, holiday travelers take to the skies and hit the rails, but most spill onto the highways.
In 2009, according to AAA, an estimated 87.7 million Americans traveled more than 50 miles over the holidays, 85 percent of whom drove. ( Try to wrap your head around how many gallons of Gas were used - and what 5 cents per gallon would add up to )
The cheapest gasoline in Texas is found in El Paso, where the average price of regular unleaded fell a penny to $2.67. The most expensive Texas gasoline is in Texarkana, where the average price rose a penny to $2.74.
Gas prices reach 6 month high in time for holidays
High Gas Prices - Not Over Yet
The Federal Reserve is taking steps to stimulate the U.S. economy, but
those moves are also helping to push oil prices near their high for the
year. That increase will eventually translate into higher gas prices.
The national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was $2.806
Thursday, according to AAA, Wright Express and Oil Price Information
Service. That's about 7 cents more than a month ago and 12 cents above a
year ago. It will probably keep rising. Some analysts think the price
could be a nickel to a dime more by Thanksgiving ....
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The Lundberg Survey sampled prices at about 2,500 gas stations.
The highest average prices in the continental United States were found in San Francisco, California, at $3.16. The lowest were in St. Louis, Missouri, at $2.59.
Average per-gallon prices in other cities:
Atlanta, Georgia: $2.73
Boston, Massachusetts: $2.85
Chicago, Illinois: $3.01
Houston, Texas: $2.63
Indianapolis, Indiana: $2.83
Miami, Florida: $2.82
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: $2.87
Salt Lake City, Utah: $2.80
Seattle, Washington: $3.05
We have compiled some recent articles about Rising Gasoline and Diesel fuel Prices. Of course the "experts" disagree about WHY the prices have shot up about a Nickel lately, One thing they don't make perfectly clear - Will the High Gas Prices stay or go back down ?
Many "Experts" are predicting within a year that the price of Oil will go up to $100 a barrel - That will no doubt greatly effect the gas and diesel prices, as well as our entire Economy.
Read some of the Holiday High Gas Reports
One thing is for sure -- The Greedy Oil Barrens and Gasoline Companies made Millions if not Billions in just a two week period off the backs of people like you and I wither the price goes back down or not.
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