For the past 10 years or so gas prices in Midland/Odessa have always been higher than the state or national average, till now.

According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland/Odessa's gas prices are within 8 cents of the state average for the first time in years.

AAA Texas reported an average of $1.88 for a gallon of gas in the Midland/Odessa area.

Lubbock has the lowest price in the state at $1.70, while El Paso has the highest price in the state at $1.92.