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Local gas prices drop as Texas refineries recover from hurriance

Local gas prices drop as Texas refineries recover from hurriance

Multiple hurricanes in September caused gas prices to go up at the pump, but now those prices are finally coming down.

“When all these hurricanes started it caused problems with supply. Virginia drivers were paying almost 14 cents a gallon more than what they’re paying now,” said Dan McTeague, senior petroleum analyst at Gasbuddy.com, a crowdsourcing site for gas prices.

The average price of unleaded gasoline in Virginia is $2.44, which is a 5-cent decline from last week, but a 34-cent increase from this time last year, according to AAA.

In Williamsburg, prices range from $2.23 to $2.27 according to GasBuddy.com.

Unleaded gasoline is $2.45 at the Sunoco at 7107...

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