gas prices http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Potential for Gas Price Increase If Oil Ban Lifted http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/potential-gas-price-increase-if-oil-ban-lifted <p>For forty years the U-S has banned the export of most all crude oil. Matt Laslo reports a new debate is raging in Washington over whether to end the ban.</p><p>MATT LASLO: The U-S banned crude oil exports after the Arab oil embargo of 1973. It’s been in place since, which has negatively impacted global oil prices. Wyoming Republican Senator John Barrasso says he’s ready to lift the ban.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:46:41 +0000 Matt Laslo 53060 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Potential for Gas Price Increase If Oil Ban Lifted Gas prices rise, but not as much as elsewhere http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/gas-prices-rise-not-much-elsewhere <div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Gas prices are up across the Rocky Mountain States as Canadian oil costs increase. Although this means that prices in Wyoming are back to more than $3.00 per gallon, Wyoming drivers are still paying less than the national average. </span></font></span></font></span><br><p></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:12:55 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 36616 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Gas prices rise, but not as much as elsewhere Senate approves gas tax hike http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-approves-gas-tax-hike <p></p><p></p><p>The Wyoming Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would increase the gas tax by $.10 per-gallon.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:17:28 +0000 Bob Beck 36596 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate approves gas tax hike Laramie Gas Prices Lowest in Nation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-gas-prices-lowest-nation <p></p><p>It’s a good time to fill up in Wyoming, especially if you live in Laramie—which boasts the lowest gas prices in the nation, at $2.47. The state average is&nbsp;$2.83, which is about two and a half dollars less than the national average. &nbsp;That’s according to&nbsp;<a href="http://gasbuddy.com/" target="_blank">gasbuddy.com</a>,&nbsp;which collects data from&nbsp;volunteer price spotters around the country.</p><p>Gas Buddy&nbsp;Senior Petroleum Analyst, Patrick DeHaan says Wyoming’s&nbsp;location, low taxes, and prolific refineries contribute to the low prices.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:53:36 +0000 Sara Hossaini 35004 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie Gas Prices Lowest in Nation Wyoming feels limited impacted from national hike in gas prices http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-feels-limited-impacted-national-hike-gas-prices <p>Wyoming has been relatively insulated from a jump in American gasoline prices.</p><p>Gregg Laskoski is a senior petroleum analyst for Gas-Buddy-dot-com. He says supply problems &ndash; exacerbated by a pipeline rupture in Wisconsin and refinery fires in California and Indiana &ndash; are behind rising prices.</p><p>Laskoski says the national average price of gas is $3.67, up $.25 from last month&hellip; but gas in Wyoming has only risen by $.05.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 00:25:58 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 28571 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming feels limited impacted from national hike in gas prices Cody looks to summer tourism season, braces for rising gas prices http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cody-looks-summer-tourism-season-braces-rising-gas-prices <p>Analysts are making conflicting predictions about where gas prices will go this summer. Some are forecasting record highs, while others say prices at the pump have already peaked. Businesses in Wyoming&rsquo;s service industry hope for the latter, as they depend on an injection of tourism dollars each summer. Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Rebecca Martinez spoke with several businesses near Yellowstone about what might happen if gas prices climb with the temperature.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:07:02 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 23245 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cody looks to summer tourism season, braces for rising gas prices