Daily Wyoming Gas Map: Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily

The price of gasoline in Wyoming increased by 1.7 cents on Tuesday over the previous 24 hours to average $4.14 per gallon.

The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price is up 6 cents per gallon, over a week ago, and is up by $1.21 per gallon from one year ago.

Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained below the national average of $4.22 for a gallon of regular.

High and Low Prices:

The highest gasoline in Wyoming on Tuesday was in Jackson at $4.78 per gallon. The low price leader was at Gillette’s Sinclair Station at 802 E. 2nd St., which was selling gas for $3.86 per gallon. 

The county with the highest average was Platte at $4.50 per gallon and the county with the lowest average was Campbell at $3.92. These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.  

Today’s Big Movers:

Platte County was up 40 cents per gallon; Sublette County was up 24 cents; Sundance was up 21 cents; Lincoln County was up 19 cents; Casper and Gillette were up 8 cents; Big Horn and Converse counties were up 6 cents, and  Riverton was up 5 cents.

*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county: 

Albany $3.93; Big Horn $4.16; Campbell $3.92; Carbon $4.15; Converse $4.06; Crook $4.12; Fremont $4.20; Goshen $4.03; Hot Springs $4.20; Johnson $4.14; Laramie $4.02; Lincoln $4.29; Natrona $4.01; Niobrara $4.12; Park $4.22; Platte $4.50; Sheridan $4.07; Sublette $4.32; Sweetwater $4.06; Teton $4.40; Uinta $4.12; Washakie $4.12; Weston: $4.07.

*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:

Basin $4.15; Buffalo $3.94; Casper $3.95; Cheyenne $3.93; Cody $4.18; Douglas $3.98; Evanston $4.21; Gillette $3.867; Jackson $4.37; Kemmerer $4.29; Laramie $3.89; Lusk $3.99; Newcastle $3.94; Pinedale $4.29; Rawlins $4.04; Riverton $4.14; Rock Springs $4.26; Sheridan $3.94; Sundance $4.05; Thermopolis $4.18; Wheatland $4.08; Worland $4.08. 

Tim’s Observations:

This is a brief observation and not one I enjoy reporting. 

Today, the national average price for a gallon of unleaded regular reached $4.22. The last time we were at this price was in 2014.

However, we have a way to go before reaching the U.S. average price record high since 1998 of $3.70 in 2012, which, when adjusted for inflation, is $4.69 per gallon today.

Either price is a long way from the the lowest national average since 1998 of $1.12 per gallon, or $1.99 after adjusting for inflation.

*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.

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