Gas prices fall again in Wyoming

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CHEYENNE, Wyo - Gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen 11 cents per gallon, averaging $2.62/g, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 494 stations in Wyoming. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6 cents per gallon to $2.31/g, according to GasBuddy.

Exxon gas station sign, Photo Date: January 29, 2013 / Cropped Photo: Minale Tattersfield / CC BY 2.0 / (MGN)

Average gasoline prices on December 24 in Wyoming have ranged widely over the last five years:
$2.41/g in 2017, $2.11/g in 2016, $1.96/g in 2015, $2.53/g in 2014 and $3.01/g in 2013.

Including the change locally during the past week, prices yesterday were 20.3 cents per gallon higher than a year ago and are 19.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has dropped 23.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 12.2 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Areas near Wyoming and their current gas price climate:
Fort Collins- $2.32/g, down 6.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.39/g.
Ogden- $2.63/g, down 8.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.72/g.
Billings- $2.48/g, down 9.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.58/g.

"Gas prices broadly continue to move lower across much of the country as oil prices continue to melt away," said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "31 states now are seeing at least one price under $2 per gallon while the most common price seen across the land has dropped to $1.99 per gallon, with over a quarter of stations in the U.S. under that psychologically important level. Americans are spending $225 million less every day on gasoline than they did some 75 days ago."