The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.93 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is six cents more than on this day last week and is $1.07 more per gallon compared to this day last year.

Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in El Paso are paying the most on average at $3.15 per gallon while drivers in Lubbock are paying the least at $2.85 per gallon. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.30, which is six cents more when compared to this day last week and $1.12 more than the price per gallon at this same time last year.

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