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 0.38
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM:US 0.57
Chevron Corp CVX:US 0.55
ConocoPhillips COP:US 0.52
BP PLC BP/:LN 0.46
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Argentina

Price per gallon of gasoline: $5.19
Rank by most expensive gas: 40
Rank by pain at the pump: 19

Argentina, which has the world's third-biggest shale gas reserves after the U.S. and China, also has its third-biggest fleet of cars that run on compressed natural gas, according to NGV Global, a trade group for natural gas vehicle companies.

The average daily income for Argentines is $33. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 16 percent.

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