Regular gas price per gallon
: $3.16 Tax per gallon
: 20 cents (tied for 12th lowest) Number of oil refineries
Louisiana is second to Texas in the number of oil refineries and gallons of oil processed per day, at more than 3.2 million barrels between its 18 major refineries. With close proximity to offshore drilling in the Gulf and the relatively low state tax on gas — 20 cents per gallon — Louisiana drivers pay some of the lowest gas prices in the nation.
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