Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

By Tom Randall - 2013-02-13T13:11:46Z

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Company Symbol % Change
Hess Corp HES:US 1.39
ConocoPhillips COP:US 2.00
BP PLC BP/:LN 0.98
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM:US 0.84
Chevron Corp CVX:US 1.35
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Denmark

Price per gallon of gasoline: $8.22
Rank by most expensive gas: 10
Rank by pain at the pump: 48

Danes can afford their relatively high gas price, with a comfortable pain-at-the-pump ranking of 48 out of 60. The average daily income is $151. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 5.4 percent.

European governments typically have the highest fuel taxes, increasing the cost to retail consumers. Denmark has the seventh-highest gas tax in Europe.

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