By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
The price of gasoline in Wyoming declined by 3 cents per gallon on Tuesday over the previous 24 hours to average $4.71.
The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price is down 9 cents from a week ago and is up $1.28 per gallon from one year ago.
Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained above the national average of $4.47.
High and Low Prices:
The highest reported gasoline price in Wyoming on Tuesday was in Moose, near Jackson, at $5.79 per gallon. The lowest price in Wyoming was $3.97 per gallon in Gillette, at the Conoco station at 302 W. Lakeway Road.
The county with the highest average price was Teton at $5.07. Natrona County had the lowest average price at $4.40.
These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.
*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county:
Albany $4.78; Big Horn $4.91; Campbell $4.59; Carbon $4.75; Converse $4.72; Crook $4.69; Fremont $4.89; Goshen $4.66; Hot Springs $4.80; Johnson $4.93; Laramie $4.53; Lincoln $4.72; Natrona $4.40; Niobrara $4.72; Park $4.91; Platte $4.72; Sheridan $4.87; Sublette $4.72; Sweetwater $4.80; Teton $5.07; Uinta $4.74; Washakie $4.83; Weston: $4.54.
*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:
Basin $4.77; Buffalo $4.71; Casper $4.24; Cheyenne $4.37; Cody $4.70; Douglas $4.63; Evanston $4.59; Gillette $3.97; Jackson $4.94; Kemmerer $4.85; Laramie $4.24; Lusk $4.45; Newcastle $4.48; Pinedale $4.79; Rawlins $4.69; Riverton $4.84; Rock Springs $4.61; Sheridan $4.82; Sundance $4.67; Thermopolis $4.77; Wheatland $4.83; Worland $4.79.
Teton County was the only county reporting an average above $5.00 per gallon on Tuesday, with an average of $5.07.
There are finally prices below $4 per gallon prices showing up in our report. One station in Gillette is reporting a price of $3.97.
A hoax alert continues for the Shell station at 707 N. Center Street in Casper, where someone is reporting a price of $4 per gallon to GasBuddy.com. The actual price is $4.53 per gallon.
*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.