By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
The price of gasoline in Wyoming increased by 2.5 cents per gallon on Thursday over the previous 24 hours to average $4.30 per gallon.
The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price was up 8.3 cents per gallon from one week ago and by $1.30 per gallon from one year ago.
Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained below the national average of $4.62 for a gallon of regular, which is a U.S. record and up 3.3 cents from Wednesday.
High and Low Prices:
The highest gasoline price in Wyoming on Thursday was in Jackson at $4.93 per gallon. The lowest price $3.99, was found in Casper at the Conoco station at 1001 E. 2nd St. and the Sinclair station at 1232 E. 12th St.
The county with the highest average price was Teton at $4.58 per gallon. The county with the lowest average was Albany at $4.07. These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.
The average gas price in all 23 of Wyoming’s counties remained above $4 per gallon.
Today’s Big Movers:
Lincoln County was up 28 cents a gallon; Buffalo was up 25 cents; Platte County was up 20 cents; Niobrara County was up 17 cents; Basin was up 16 cents; Hot Springs County was up 8 cents; Carbon County was up 6 cents; Uinta County was down 18 cents, and Casper was down 16 cents.
*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county:
Albany $4.07; Big Horn $4.35; Campbell $4.20; Carbon $4.27; Converse $4.13; Crook $4.27; Fremont $4.27; Goshen $4.18; Hot Springs $4.33; Johnson $4.25; Laramie $4.20; Lincoln $4.53; Natrona $4.13; Niobrara $4.27; Park $4.32; Platte $4.50; Sheridan $4.14; Sublette $4.43; Sweetwater $4.34; Teton $4.58; Uinta $4.27; Washakie $4.27; Weston: $4.15.
*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:
Basin $4.29; Buffalo $4.19; Casper $3.99; Cheyenne $3.99; Cody $4.29; Douglas $4.09; Evanston $4.31; Gillette $4.17; Jackson $4.49; Kemmerer $4.31; Laramie $3.96; Lusk $3.99; Newcastle $4.14; Pinedale $4.34; Rawlins $4.09; Riverton $4.19; Rock Springs $4.32; Sheridan $4.05; Sundance $4.25; Thermopolis $4.26; Wheatland $4.08; Worland $4.19.
A quick note for today. On this past Tuesday’s observations, I predicted a Wyoming average of $4.30 cents per gallon by next week. It didn’t take three days, because Wyoming current average is already there. More on the summer outlook tomorrow.
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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.