COPPELL, Texas — Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices have declined this week.

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was down 3 cents to average $2.24 per gallon. Gasoline prices across the country slipped a penny to settle at an average $2.48 per gallon.

Association officials say San Antonio has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at an average $2.13 per gallon. Drivers in Midland face the state’s highest retail gasoline prices at an average $2.52 per gallon.

AAA experts say cheaper winter-time gasoline prices are in markets across the bulk of the country as gasoline demand hit the lowest mark since February.