The lowest price of gas Saturday in the Killeen area was nearly 25 cents less than the state average, according to GasBuddy.com.
The Walmart Neighborhood Market at 3801 E. Stan Schlueter Loop had the cheapest price of gas in Killeen at $2.07 per gallon Saturday. The H-E-B at 1101 W. Stan Schlueter Loop and the Walmart at 3404 W. Stan Schlueter Loop each had gas for $2.08 a gallon, as did the H-E-B at 2511 Trimmier Road. The 7-Eleven at 3600 S. Clear Creek Road was selling gas for $2.09 a gallon.
In Copperas Cove, the Murphy USA at 2712 E. Business U.S. Highway 190 in had the cheapest price in that city Saturday, at $2.12 per gallon.
The Stripes at 1262 U.S. Business U.S. Highway 190 had gas for $2.13 per gallon of regular, and the H-E-B at 2990-A E. Business U.S. Highway 190 was selling it for just a penny more, at $2.14 a gallon.
Harker Heights had the lowest price in the Killeen area Saturday, as the Sam’s Club at 600 W. Central Texas Expressway had gas for $2 a gallon, according to GasBuddy.com.
The H-E-B at 601 Indian Trail and Murphy USA at 2010 Heights Drive each had a gallon of regular priced at $2.07, and the Walmart at 960 E. Farm-to-Market 2410 had gas for $2.08 a gallon.
Gas prices across the state were 34 cents more per gallon compared to this time last year, according to AAA Texas.
Of the major cities in Texas, drivers in Midland were paying the most on average per gallon at $2.52, while drivers in San Antonio were paying the least at $2.16 per gallon.
The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $2.49, which was 3 cents less last week and 34 cents more than the price per gallon at this same time last year.
“Year-end pump prices are anticipated to be the most expensive since 2014, said Daniel Armbruster, AAA Texas spokesman. “While prices are trending down across the lone star state, the statewide average is 34 cents higher than it was one year ago.”
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