Gas consumers in Cuero are currently enjoying a hefty savings at the pump. As of Wednesday morning, Sept. 23, gas prices were as low as $1.71, a drastic decrease from the recent cost in town which was well over $2.
Until the new H-E-B pumps opened, gas was much cheaper just down the road in Victoria. Now, it is nearly 20 cents less to fill up in Cuero compared to its neighbor to the south.
On Sept. 23, the cheapest gas in Victoria was selling for $1.91 which is still well below the national average of $2.29, according to GasBuddy.
In Texas, the average price is $2.04 per gallon. Gas has continually fallen throughout the state and even nation over the past year. Texas’ prices have dropped over a dollar in the past year.
“The price of oil averaged $45.46, a minor increase of 30 cents compared to the week before,” per GasBuddy.