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Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

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

Photograph by Steve Vidler/eStock Photo

Company Symbol % Change
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM:US -4.58
Hess Corp HES:US -2.19
Chevron Corp CVX:US -4.89
ConocoPhillips COP:US -3.32
BP PLC BP/:LN -1.38
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Thailand

Price per gallon of gasoline: $4.42
Rank by most expensive gas: 47
Rank by pain at the pump: 10

Thailand has cheap gas relative to most nations ranked here, but it's a steep price for many Thais. The average daily income is $17. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 25 percent.

Pain at the pump in Thailand helped encourage wide adoption of three-wheeled auto rickshaws, known as Tuk-Tuks, in the country's biggest tourist cities. The open-aired vehicles use less gas but are less safe than cars and are big polluters.

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