AUSTIN, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officers with AAA Texas reported that all through the state of Texas, the fuel value common has risen eight cents from Jan. 27 and has risen 93 cents in comparison with Feb. 3, 2021.
In response to a information launch from the corporate, the statewide fuel value common in Texas is $3.08 for a gallon of standard unleaded gasoline. Nevertheless, the Amarillo space is reporting the bottom fuel costs all through the state, averaging $2.97 per gallon. The El Paso space has the very best common fuel value all through the state, averaging $3.23 per gallon. This compares to the nationwide common of $3.41 per gallon.
Components contributing to the rise in crude oil costs embody the lower of demand for gasoline all through the US, in addition to uncertainty over Russia’s intentions in direction of Ukraine, with Russia being part of OPEC+, the discharge states. Fuel costs all through the state have additionally elevated main as much as the winter storm impacting nearly all of Texas.
“Drivers are possible going to be paying extra on the pump as demand for gasoline has been stronger in comparison with final yr and world tensions are driving crude oil costs larger,” Daniel Armbruster, a AAA Texas spokesperson, mentioned within the launch. “Drivers can get monetary savings on fuel by ensuring their car is well-maintained, adhering to protected driving habits equivalent to following the velocity restrict and preserving their tires correctly inflated.”
All through winter climate, AAA Texas officers remind drivers to maintain their fuel tanks no less than half full to keep away from the freezing of their fuel line, the discharge states. Officers additionally remind drivers to take care of their tires all through extreme climate eventualities.
For extra details about fuel costs all through the state of Texas, go to the AAA Texas website.