Andrew Friedson, Assistant Professor of Economics, said that if Durango has greater demand for gasoline and the supply chain is the same in both towns, Durango should have higher gas prices. Friedson suspects supply differences explain why Durango sees lower gas prices. “If you only have two companies competing in Cortez, it’s going to be easier to keep prices higher,” he said.
Why is gas cheaper in Durango than Cortez?
The Durango Herald, Aug 30