Gas Prices in the State of Texas are 5 cents less this week to $2.29 per gallon of regular unleaded fuel.
Amarillo is seeing a 2 cent drop this week to $2.23 a gallon.
Daniel Armbruster with AAA Texas.
Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in El Paso are paying the most on average at $2.51 while drivers in Denison and Sherman are paying the least at $2.16 per gallon.
While the El Paso area carries the highest average in the state this week, it also saw the largest weekly drop, by 11 cents. Brownsville-Harlingen, Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, McAllen and Sherman-Denison areas also had sizable drops on the week, with each area down eight cents per gallon.
The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.64, which is two cents less compared to this day last week and 27 cents less than the price per gallon at this same time last year.