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Gas prices falling across the Valley, Texas

December 18, 2018

Are you enjoying the falling prices of gasoline in the Rio Grande Valley?

Monday morning the H-E-B on Commerce Street in Harlingen was selling regular-grade gasoline at $1.88 a gallon.

According to gasbuddy.com, in Harlingen the prices vary from $1.86 to $1.93 a gallon and in San Benito fuel is selling at about $1.93. In Brownsville, the prices range from $1.89 to $1.99 per gallon.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that falling crude oil costs are the main reason for the decrease at the pump.

The average gas price has dropped 40 cents in the past three months.

The highest average price in the nation is $3.58 a gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area. The lowest average is $1.91 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The average price of diesel fell 9 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.18.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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