Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

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

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Company Symbol % Change
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM:US -0.40
Hess Corp HES:US -1.96
Chevron Corp CVX:US -1.02
ConocoPhillips COP:US -1.70
BP PLC BP/:LN -0.67
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Sweden

Price per gallon of gasoline: $8.50
Rank by most expensive gas: 7
Rank by pain at the pump: 46

Energy prices in Sweden are subject to taxes on tailpipe pollution, including carbon dioxide, the most dangerous greenhouse gas. Undeterred, Swedes remain the 10th-biggest consumer of gasoline per capita.

With a high average daily income of $153, the share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 5.5 percent.

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