SOURCE: AAA Texas

November 30, 2007 10:27 ET

AAA Texas: Weekend Gas Watch

Gas Prices Hold Steady From Previous Week

IRVING, TX--(Marketwire - November 30, 2007) - Texas gas prices held steady this week as the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline stands four cents shy of the $3 mark. The statewide average remained at $2.96 a gallon this week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. The nationwide average increased a penny to $3.10 a gallon.

"While gas prices have remained stable the week after the Thanksgiving holiday, the current weekly average is still 84 cents more than at this same time last year," said AAA Texas spokesperson Paul Flaningan.

Galveston replaces Houston with the lowest average on the survey this week at $2.90 a gallon. Amarillo still has the highest average at $3.03 a gallon, which is seven cents higher than the state average.

Average Daily Prices as of 12:01 a.m., November 29, 2007

                       Weekly          Weekly            Record    Year Ago
Area          11/29/07 Change 11/21/07 Change 11/15/07    High     Average
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    3.227
National      $ 3.096   +0.7  $ 3.089   -2.3  $ 3.112   (5/24/07)  $ 2.241
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    3.085
State         $ 2.959   same  $ 2.959   -1.4  $ 2.973   (5/23/07)  $ 2.120
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    3.308
Amarillo      $ 3.029   -1.7  $ 3.046   -7.4  $ 3.120   (7/13/07)  $ 2.176
                                                       ----------  --------
Austin - San                                           $    3.048
 Marcos       $ 2.998   +0.4  $ 2.994   -0.6  $ 3.000   (5/22/07)  $ 2.166
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    3.055
Beaumont      $ 2.951   +0.7  $ 2.944   -3.0  $ 2.974   (5/22/07)  $ 2.099
                                                       ----------  --------
Corpus                                                 $    3.011
 Christi      $ 2.934   +0.4  $ 2.930   -2.0  $ 2.950   (5/23/07)  $ 2.017
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    3.062
Dallas        $ 2.939   -0.6  $ 2.945   -1.7  $ 2.962   (5/24/07)  $ 2.128
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    3.278
El Paso       $ 2.961   -0.8  $ 2.969   -3.7  $ 3.006   (5/26/07)  $ 2.134
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    3.058
Ft. Worth     $ 2.923   -0.4  $ 2.927   -1.9  $ 2.946   (5/23/07)  $ 2.117
                                                       ----------  --------
Galveston -                                            $    3.056
 Texas City   $ 2.903   -0.2  $ 2.905   -1.3  $ 2.918   (5/22/07)  $ 2.068
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    3.042
Houston       $ 2.905   +0.4  $ 2.901   -.01  $ 2.902   (5/23/07)  $ 2.067
                                                       ----------  --------
                                                       $    2.994
San Antonio   $ 2.954   +0.3  $ 2.951   -1.2  $ 2.963   (5/24/07)  $ 2.089
                                                       ----------  --------
Texarkana (TX                                          $    3.070
 only)        $ 3.030   -0.8  $ 3.038   +1.6  $ 3.022  (11/10/07)  $ 2.153
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