World's cheapest gas: Top 10 countries

A list of the world's cheapest gas locales, according to Staveley Head, a British insurance firm. 

7. Turkmenistan- $0.72 per gallon ($0.19 per liter)

The recent re-election of President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov for a new five-year term mothballed plans for short-term dramatic changes occurring in the authoritarian Central Asian country. This likely means that automobile owners in Turkmenistan will continue to be entitled to 120 liters of free gas a month, rendering the $0.19 price of a liter almost meaningless. The government has promised subsidies on an array of fuels, lasting until at least 2030. However, petroleum reserves are estimated to be relatively low, so it is unclear if the government can deliver on that promise.

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