June 26–Gas prices continued to slip downward in Henderson County during the past week. according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 stations in Texas.
That’s in keeping with the national trend in which prices have fallen for the past three weeks.
In Athens, the cost on Monday at the Murphy USA at Walmart and Brookshire’s on East Tyler Street was $2.45, down 10 cents in the past two weeks. The Chevron and Conoco stations on South Palestine Street were charging $2.65, down a dime during the same period. Exxon on East Tyler Street had a posted price of $2.70, a 4-cent decrease.
Slightly higher, at $2.69, were the Valero stations on South Prairieville Street the Shell station on East Tyler Street.
Gun Barrel City had a Monday low of $2.52 at Murphy USA, and Brookshire’s was a penny more.
The Texaco was only a few cents higher at $2.59.
In Malakoff on Monday, the price at the Mobile station was $2.71.
The Exxon station was charging $2.76.
On the eastern edge of the county. the Chandler Brookshire’s was showing $2.61, while the sign at the Valero on state Hwy. 31 West read $2.62, as did the Exxon on state Hwy. 31 East.
Nationwide, average gasoline prices have moved lower, falling 2.8 cents to $2.82 per gallon nationwide. Texas showed an average of $2.64. GasBuddy reported that 47 of the nation’s 50 states saw average gas prices decline.
“Average gas prices in the U.S. have fallen to their lowest in a month, following oil’s continued slump as OPEC appears poised to adjust oil production levels and the U.S. nears its hitting 11 million barrels of oil pumped per day, the highest level ever. We see gas prices falling slightly into late June or early July before odds rise of hurricane season leading to some volatility at the pump, which could lead prices higher short-term.”
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