- Associated Press - Thursday, May 19, 2016

COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have jumped 6 cents this week to reach an average $2.05 per gallon.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the nationwide price at the pump also rose 6 cents this week to average $2.26 per gallon.

The association survey found that Dallas has the most expensive gasoline in Texas this week at $2.13 per gallon. Drivers in San Antonio have the cheapest gas statewide at $1.97 per gallon.

AAA Texas says drivers in Texas were paying 45 cents less per gallon on Thursday when compared to a year ago.

Experts say gasoline demand regularly increases leading into the summer driving season and this year has been no exception.

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