AAA New Mexico weekend gas watch

AAA NEW MEXICO’s WEEKEND GAS WATCH

Second week of higher New Mexico gasoline prices, fourth week of lower National prices

(Albuquerque, New Mexico – February 8, 2008) – The New Mexico gasoline price average has increased 3.2 cents over the past two consecutive weeks, while the national average has decreased 12.9 cents over the past four consecutive weeks.

The New Mexico average for regular unleaded gasoline of $2.973 is seven-tenths of a cent more than last week and 82 cents more than last year.  The national average of $2.966 is 2.2 cents less than last week and 76.9 cents more than last year. 

New Mexico has the twenty-third highest average in nation this week.  Missouri has the lowest statewide average of $2.799 gallon, while Hawaii has the highest average of $3.480 per gallon followed by New York with $3.235 per gallon. 

Average prices in Weekend Gas Watch Areas as of 3:03 a.m., February 8, 2008:

        One Week Ago    One Year Ago    Record High Prices     
        02/01/08        02/08/08        Difference      02/08/07        Difference      Date    Price  
National        2.988   2.966   -0.022  2.197   0.769   05/24/2007      3.227  
New Mexico      2.966   2.973   0.007   2.153   0.820   05/24/2007      3.414  
Texas   2.874   2.860   -0.014  2.072   0.788   05/23/2007      3.085  
Albuquerque     2.901   2.902   0.001   2.092   0.810   05/23/2007      3.379  
Las Cruces      2.902   2.909   0.007   2.089   0.820   05/21/2007      3.420  
Santa Fe        2.948   2.929   -0.019  2.175   0.754   05/23/2007      3.452  
Flagstaff       3.050   3.071   0.021   2.309   0.762   05/27/2007      3.287  
Tucson  2.825   2.829   0.004   2.144   0.685   09/09/2005      3.064  
Denver  2.852   2.873   0.021   2.086   0.787   05/22/2007      3.284  
Durango 3.052   3.064   0.012   2.243   0.821   05/27/2007      3.569  
Las Vegas       2.962   2.959   -0.003  2.407   0.552   05/29/2007      3.209  
Amarillo        2.878   2.886   0.008   2.156   0.730   07/13/2007      3.308  
El Paso 2.832   2.848   0.016   2.095   0.753   05/26/2007      3.278  

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