EL PASO, TX — The price of gas is on the rise. Prices jumped more than 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks. Higher crude prices are blamed for the increase. Prices are still about 46 cents a gallon less, on average, than they were in April.
The national average is now $3.50 for regular unleaded. The average in Texas is $3.34 and in El Paso, the average is $3.14 a gallon.