By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
The price of gasoline in Wyoming increased by 1 cent per gallon on Wednesday over the previous 24 hours to average $4.81.
The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price was up 2 cents per gallon from one week ago and is up $1.64 per gallon from one year ago.
Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained below the national average of $4.95 for a gallon of regular, down 1 cent from yesterday.
High and Low Prices:
The highest gasoline price in Wyoming on Wednesday was in Jackson at $5.68 per gallon, while the lowest price, $4.24, was found at Laramie’s Tumblweed Express at 4700 Bluebird Lane.
Teton County contiued to have the highest average of any Wyoming County at $5.11 per gallon. The county with the lowest average as Converse at $4.53. These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.
*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county:
Albany $4.62; Big Horn $4.81; Campbell $4.74; Carbon $4.78; Converse $4.53; Crook $4.81; Fremont $4.75; Goshen $4.74; Hot Springs $4.84; Johnson $4.84; Laramie $4.67; Lincoln $4.81; Natrona $4.58; Niobrara $4.81; Park $4.96; Platte $4.95; Sheridan $4.81; Sublette $4.81; Sweetwater $4.82; Teton $5.11; Uinta $4.81; Washakie $4.80; Weston: $4.81.
*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:
Basin $4.79; Buffalo $4.74; Casper $4.49; Cheyenne $4.54; Cody $4.99; Douglas $4.49; Evanston $4.82; Gillette $4.69; Jackson $5.06; Kemmerer $4.89; Laramie $4.24; Lusk $4.69; Newcastle $4.47; Pinedale $4.99; Rawlins $4.72; Riverton $4.69; Rock Springs $4.74; Sheridan $4.79; Sundance $4.94; Thermopolis $4.77; Wheatland $4.89; Worland $4.74.
Breaking news: President Joe Biden called on Congress on Wednesday to suspend the federal gasoline tax for 90 days, through the end of September.
The federal tax on gasoline is 18 cents per gallon, and 25 cents per gallon on diesel.
If approved, the tax suspension will save the average consumer between $2.16 and $2.70 per fill-up of regular gas. More on this gas tax suspension in Friday’s report.
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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.