Gasoline prices on the rise in Jackson Hole, reflecting the national trend. Amerine Woodyard of the Energy Information Administration in Washington D.C. says the national average for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline has risen nearly 5¢to $2.47 per gallon.
Pump prices were highest in the West Coast states at 2.98 a gallon, up 3.3 cents from a week ago. Prices were lowest in the Gulf Coast region at 2.22 a gallon, up 3.6 cents.
Closer to home, Gasbuddy reports Wyoming’s state average has risen 2¢from last week. The state average is now $2.26 for a gallon of unleaded regular, with the lowest price – $1.99 a gallon – found in Evanston. Here in Jackson, the prices rose 7¢from last week with the average of prices surveyed by Gasbuddy currently at $2.35 per gallon. Prices in the survey ranged from $2.21 to $2.65 a gallon.