The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area was $2.71 on Saturday, which is 6 cents higher than last week, but 91 cents more than it was this time last year, according to AAA.
Here’s a look at the local, state and national prices.
In Killeen on Saturday, Gasbuddy.com users reported the cheapest gas selling for $2.56 per gallon at Walmart, 1380 Lowes Boulevard.
Sam’s Club at 600 W. Central Texas Expressway was selling the cheapest gas in Harker Heights on Saturday at $2.55 per gallon.
In Copperas Cove, the cheapest gas was reported as selling for $2.69 per gallon at six stations, including Valero at 3383 Farm-to-Market Road 2657, GasBuddy.com users reported.
The lowest-priced gasoline was last reported as selling for $2.58 per gallon at AAFES on Fort Hood, including 70001 Clarke Road, according to GasBuddy.com.
State, national prices
The statewide average for a gallon of gasoline is $2.76, which is 6 cents more than last week and 95 cents higher than a year ago, according to AAA.
The national gas price average is $3.08 per gallon, which is 3 cents higher than last week, according to the AAA website. It is $1.02 higher than a year ago.