Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

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

Photograph by Walter Bibikow/eStock Photo

Company Symbol % Change
Hess Corp HES:US -1.26
ConocoPhillips COP:US -0.91
BP PLC BP/:LN 0.26
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM:US -0.79
Chevron Corp CVX:US -0.64
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Kuwait

Price per gallon of gasoline: $0.81
Rank by most expensive gas: 58
Rank by pain at the pump: 59

Petroleum accounts for almost half of Kuwait's gross domestic product and 95 percent of its exports and government income. In 2010, the country approved a plan to spend $130 billion over five years to diversify the economy.

Gas prices aren't felt much by Kuwaitis, who are the third-biggest consumers of gasoline, after the U.S. and Canada. The average daily income in Kuwait is $123. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 0.7 percent.

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