COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas dropped 6 cents this week to settle at $1.98 per gallon.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported it's the first time since 2009 that the statewide average slipped below $2 per gallon.
Nationwide prices at the gas pump fell 7 cents this week, to reach an average $2.22 per gallon.
Texarkana has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at an average $1.91 per gallon. Drivers in Amarillo face the most expensive gasoline statewide at $2.06 per gallon.
Association experts say ample domestic supplies have kept down prices at the pump.