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Retail gasoline prices jump 3 cents this week across Texas

Retail gasoline prices jump 3 cents this week across Texas

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have risen again, jumping by 3 cents. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump rose to $1.63 per gallon. Nationwide gasoline prices are up 4 cents this week to reach an average $1.84 per gallon. The AAA survey found that of the metro areas in Texas, drivers ...

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Texas, nationwide retail gasoline prices decline 4 cents

Texas, nationwide retail gasoline prices decline 4 cents

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices have dipped 4 cents this week amid declines in crude oil prices. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide price at the pump was an average $1.61 per gallon. The average U.S. price was $1.82 per gallon. Association officials say the current gasoline prices are the country’s lowest since January ...

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Texas jobless rate for November increases to 4.6 percent

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas unemployment rate for November rose to 4.6 percent, the third straight month of statewide higher jobless figures, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. The October jobless rate in Texas was 4.4 percent. Texas in September had 4.2 percent unemployment, according to TWC figures. The nationwide jobless rate for November was 5 percent. “Texas employers added ...

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Retail gasoline prices across Texas drop 7 cents this week

Cheaper oil buoys consumers, hammers producers

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have dropped 7 cents this week to settle at an average $1.90 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares to the national average price at the pump of $2.11 per gallon, down 9 cents from last week. The association survey found drivers in Amarillo have the cheapest gasoline in ...

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Girl, 10, killed in fall from pump jack in Texas Panhandle

AMARILLO, Texas — Authorities say a 10-year-old girl has died in the Texas Panhandle after falling from an oil field pump jack over the weekend. Hutchinson County sheriff’s Capt. Jerry Langwell told the Amarillo Globe-News that the accident happened about 6 p.m. Saturday near a residence northeast of Borger. Langwell said people who were with the girl when she fell ...

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Valero refinery expansion means steady work for Eagle Ford

Valero Energy Corp. is adapting to the reality of cheap oil as it gears up to expand processing capacity to meet the growing demand of diesel and jet fuel. The San Antonio-based company is expected to its increase processing operations by an additional 185 thousand barrels per day of light crude by the first half of 2016. According to a ...

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3.1 magnitude earthquake in Texas Panhandle, near Amarillo

AMARILLO, Texas— Parts of the Texas Panhandle had some unexpected shaking from a 3.1 magnitude earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake was recorded at 6:39 p.m. CST Sunday and was centered about 9 miles northeast of Amarillo. The Carson County Sheriff’s Office on Monday had no immediate reports of anyone hurt or damages related to the earthquake. The ...

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Retail gas prices still slipping across Texas, down 3 cents

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IRVING, Texas — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped 3 cents this week to settle at $1.84 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares to the nationwide average of $2.04 per gallon, down 4 cents this week. Corpus Christi has the most expensive gasoline in Texas at an average $1.87 per gallon. The travel group survey found ...

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Man killed at Apache well site in Texas

A contractor was killed last week while digging a ditch around an oil rig for spill control. According to reports, on September 26 Cody Elston, 42, was working at an Apache-operated drilling site in Texas when his leg was caught in a ditch-digging machine and was seriously injured. The Potter County Sheriff’s responded to a call at around 11:30 am ...

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Economist: High oil means more growth

Corey Paul | Odessa American  Higher-than expected crude prices mean a boost for Odessa’s economy in coming months that may delay the long-expected relief on the housing and labor markets, according to the recently released May economic index commissioned by the Odessa Development Corporation. Signs of that growth lie in sharp year-over-year increases in general spending and a growth in ...

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