Gas Prices in Wyo Tumble In Casper, Rise Elsewhere

Drivers in Casper may have noticed gas prices have tumbled in the past few weeks. 

Today prices at the pump ranged from $3.29 cents to $3.39 per gallon.  This indicates a ten-cent drop in the last two weeks. 

Casper drivers are celebrating but the rest of Wyoming is seeing a price rise; Wyomingites outside of the Oil City are filling their tanks at prices about ten cents higher from last week.  The Petroleum Association of Wyoming says the price differences can be attributed to location, or, how far the gas station is from the site of production.

Though some Wyoming drivers are feeling the pain at the pump, the association says we at least dont have to worry about employment impacts in the petroleum industry, because employment will either stay flat or even rise a little.

And compared to the rest of the nation?  Well a few months ago, Wyoming ranked the lowest in gas prices across the country.  Today our price at the pump is ten cents more per gallon than the national average of $3.53.