Pumped Up Prices
U.S. gas prices have crept up some 17 cents in the past month, and many Americans are none too happy about the current cost to fill their tanks. Although gas prices have increased significantly over the years, the United States doesn’t have it as bad as most countries. In fact, gas prices in the U.S. are well in the lower half of all countries.
Here’s how much a gallon of gas costs in U.S. dollars around the world as of Jan. 16, according to Global Petrol Prices. Data regarding oil consumption, production, reserves, and other factors influencing prices is from the U.S. Energy Information Administration using the most updated information available.