Regular gas price per gallon
: $3.22 Tax per gallon
: 20 cents (tied for 12th lowest) Number of operating oil refineries
Average state gas prices in Texas have dropped by 7.3%, or 26 cents, in just the past month. According to the Energy Information Administration, Texas has the most oil refineries of any U.S. state. Paired with a state tax rate of 20 cents per gallon, state gas prices have been typically below the national average. The relative cost of transportation in the state is among the lowest in the country.
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