Jul 28, 9:16 AM EDT

Retail gasoline prices in Texas, nationwide down this week


COPPELL, Texas (AP) -- Retail gasoline prices in Texas have slipped 3 cents this week to settle at an average $2 per gallon.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported nationwide prices at the pump declined a nickel this week to reach an average $2.14 per gallon.

Amarillo has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at $1.85 per gallon. The association survey found that drivers in El Paso have the most expensive gasoline statewide at an average $2.12 per gallon.

AAA officials cited abundant U.S. fuel supplies and declining crude oil costs as gasoline prices continue to drop.

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