By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
The price of gasoline increased on Thursday over the previous 24 hours by 2.3 cents per gallon to average $4.10 per gallon.
The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price is up 3 cents per gallon, over a week ago and has increased by $1.21 per gallon from one year ago.
Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained below the national average of $4.142 for a gallon of regular.
High and Low Prices:
The highest gasoline in Wyoming on Thursday was in Jackson, with $4.86 per gallon. Two stations in Gillette continued to share the distinction of having the lowest price gas in the state — M.G. Oil Co. at 502 El Camino Rd., and the Maverik at 1616 U.S. Highway 14-16 — $3.75 per gallon.
The county with the highest average price as Teton at $4.52 per gallon, while Campbell County had the lowest average at $3.91. These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.
Today’s Big Movers:
Teton County up 13 cents per gallon, Sheridan up 9 cents; Uinta down 6 cents.
*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county:
Albany $3.85; Big Horn $4.08; Campbell $3.91; Carbon $4.07; Converse $4.00; Crook $4.12; Fremont $4.08; Goshen $3.95; Hot Springs $4.17; Johnson $4.01; Laramie $3.98; Lincoln $4.42; Natrona $3.97; Niobrara $4.08; Park $4.218; Platte $4.08; Sheridan $4.04; Sweetwater $4.20; Sublette $4.32; Teton $4.52; Uinta $4.36; Washakie $4.08; Weston: $4.06
*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:
Basin $4.15; Buffalo $3.94; Casper $3.89; Cheyenne $3.92; Cody $4.18; Douglas $3.91; Evanston $4.29; Gillette $3.75; Jackson $4.37; Kemmerer $4.39; Laramie $3.84; Lusk $3.99; Newcastle $3.92; Pinedale NO REPORT; Rawlins $3.99; Riverton $4.09; Rock Springs $4.16; Sheridan $3.92; Sundance NO REPORT; Thermopolis $4.13; Wheatland $4.09; Worland $4.08.
*Note: Prices in this report are for reference only. They are gathered just prior to posting, and may not reflect prices that have changed since last posted.