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Houston gasoline prices lowest among select major cities in 2019

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By Arthur Murray January 20th, 2020
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How Texas average prices compared with national averages in 2019

The good news on gasoline prices wasn’t confined to Houston. According to prices collected around the first of each month from the American Automobile Association’s Gas Price Calculator, gasoline costs in the Lone Star State were about 8 percent lower than in the rest of the nation.

The Texas average exceeded the national average only in January 2019, when it was $2.93, about 30 percent higher than the national average.

Following are monthly averages for the first of the month in Texas and the U.S. and the percentage difference between them:

Overall, it continues a trend of 2019 Texas energy prices generally being lower than the national average.

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