AAA survey finds retail gasoline prices down penny in Texas

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped by a penny this week to settle at $1.81 per gallon.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares to the national average holding steady at $2.01 per gallon.

Corpus Christi has the state’s cheapest prices at the pump this week at an average $1.73 per gallon. The association survey found drivers in Fort Worth are paying the most across Texas at $1.89 per gallon.

AAA reports U.S. drivers are currently paying the lowest average price for regular unleaded gasoline since 2009.

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Association officials expect nearly 8.3 million Texans will travel during the holiday period beginning Dec. 23 and running through Jan. 3, 2016.