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By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
The price of gas in Wyoming increased by 0.5 cents per gallon on Thursday over the previous 24 hours to average $4.20.
The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price was up by 5.8 cents per gallon, over a week ago, and was $1.23 per gallon higher than one year ago.
Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained below the national average of $4.424 for a gallon of regular, which is a record high.
High and Low Prices:
The highest gasoline price in Wyoming on Thursday was in Jackson at $4.54 per gallon. The lowest surveyed price was at a Sinclair station at 802 E. 2nd St. in Gillette, $3.89 per gallon.
The county with the highest average price of gas was Teton at $4.39. The county with the lowest average price was Converse at $3.99.
These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.
Today’s Big Movers:
Lincoln County was up 12 cents; Campbell and Carbon counties were up 7 cents; Converse County was down 7 cents, and Sheridan County was down 10 cents.
*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county:
Albany $4.05; Big Horn $4.19; Campbell $4.06; Carbon $4.17; Converse $3.99; Crook $4.20; Fremont $4.24; Goshen $4.16; Hot Springs $4.31; Johnson $4.19; Laramie $4.13; Lincoln $4.55; Natrona $4.08; Niobrara $4.20; Park $4.26; Platte $4.23; Sheridan $4.10; Sublette $4.20; Sweetwater $4.30; Teton $4.39; Uinta $4.33; Washakie $4.20; Weston: $4.10.
*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:
Basin $4.15; Buffalo $3.94; Casper $3.97; Cheyenne $3.99; Cody $4.24; Douglas $3.97; Evanston $4.27; Gillette $3.89; Jackson $4.37; Kemmerer $4.27; Laramie $3.96; Lusk $4.04; Newcastle $3.92; Pinedale $4.33; Rawlins $4.09; Riverton $4.18; Rock Springs $4.26; Sheridan $4.05; Sundance $4.19; Thermopolis $4.28; Wheatland $4.08; Worland $4.16.
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*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.