However, due to Hurricane Harvey in the south, he said numerous refineries pushed their upkeep work back by two to three weeks due to the storm.
Drivers in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and IL are watching their gas prices rise at an alarming rate with little explanation.
In Illinois, mainly around Chicago prices could reach more than $3.00.
"Oh I couldn't believe (the gas prices)", Driver Patrick Horn said.
"The issues at work that are driving prices up so quickly: refinery maintenance, a major pipeline outage and low gasoline inventories", says DeHaan.
A major problem that the Great Lakes doesn't have that other regions do: the ability to resupply via waterborne shipments and pipeline deliveries, said DeHann.
However, current Wyoming gas prices are 1 cent higher than the national average of $2.45 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com, a gasoline tracker and mobile app. Now that maintenance is colliding with other refineries shutting down.More news: Kevin Spacey Seeking Treatment Following Allegations
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In addition, the Explorer Pipeline from the Gulf Coast which transports 700,000 barrels per day to the midwest had a leak last week.
The highest recorded average price for IN since 2008 was $4.25 IN May 2011. The problem of refinery maintenance will still linger, he said.
Gillette gas prices are lower than the state average, ranging from $2.37 a gallon to $2.39 a gallon.
GasBuddy is a leader in crowd-sourced information for, real-time fuel prices at more than 140,000 gas stations in the U.S, Canada and Australia.
DeHaan says the fix could be completed in a few days, but that it will still take more maintenance to set it right.
Nationally, gas prices decreased 8.9 cents per gallon since September and are 25.0 cent per gallon higher than they were one year ago. But it still take days for the gas flows to return to normal.