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Gasoline prices hit 11-year seasonal low

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Monday’s national average price of gasoline is $2.59 per gallon, which is the lowest average for late August since 2004, AAA stated, despite record-high demand and ongoing refinery problems. The Houston area averaged a lower $2.33 a gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,559 gas outlets in Houston.
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U.S. gasoline price holds steady amid Midwest refinery shutdown

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Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that while the average remains unchanged, many Midwest cities saw prices jump due to a partial shutdown of an Indiana refinery.
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Retail gasoline prices down a nickel across Texas

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AAA Texas on Thursday reported the nationwide price at the pump held steady at $2.62 per gallon.
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Breakdown at Indiana refinery sends Midwest gas prices soaring

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The refinery can process as much as 270,000 barrels a day of heavy crude sent by pipeline from Alberta, with additional supply shipped up from Cushing, Oklahoma, the U.S. storage hub.
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U.S. pump prices slip to three-month low

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Pump prices declined to the lowest level since an April 24 survey due to lower crude oil prices in combination with high output from refineries.
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Gasoline prices down a nickel across Texas

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In the Texas metro areas, drivers in Texarkana are paying the least at $2.32 per gallon while motorists in El Paso are paying the most, $2.63 per gallon.
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As it doubles profits, Valero eyes more ways to grow

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Valero more than doubled its profits in the second quarter as it ran its refineries at full throttle to soak up cheap oil and crank out higher priced gasoline and other refined products.
An oil tanker, right, cruises past a new liquefied natural gas tanker at the Cheniere terminal in Cameron Parish, La. (Michael Stravato/The New York Times)

Flotilla of European gasoline tankers fuels U.S. driving binge

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Surging demand and rising prices for gasoline in the U.S. are luring about double the number of tankers compared with 2014, boosting shipping rates to the highest seasonal levels in seven years.
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Gasoline prices dropping again across Texas

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Of the major metro areas in Texas, drivers in El Paso were paying the most while motorists in Beaumont paid the least.
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Gasoline below $2 could return this fall if crude prices continue dropping

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Gasoline prices in the U.S. will likely slide somewhat from a national average of $2.77 over the next few weeks. Experts then expect a substantial decline in late summer and fall, pushing average gasoline prices in some low-price states below $2 a gallon again.