Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country have declined this week. AAA Texas reports the average price at the pump statewide dropped four cents to settle at $2.69.
The association survey found Midland has the most expensive gasoline in Texas this week at an average $3.09 per gallon. Drivers in the Brownsville-Harlingen area have the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at an average $2.51 per gallon.
AAA on Thursday estimated 3.4 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more away from home during the Fourth of July holiday, nearly six percent more than a year ago. Independence Day this year falls on a Wednesday.