MIDLAND, Texas —
Gasoline in our area is averaging around a dollar higher than it was last year.
In Midland and Odessa the average cost of regular unleaded is $2.98 a gallon. Last year at this time it was sitting at $1.98 in Midland.
This is proving to be good news for our local economy, even though it might not be the best for our wallets.
Of course, the pandemic and less demand led to lower prices for a while, but now that prices are up, we’re seeing a boost in the energy industry.