By KAREN VELIE
With volatile crude oil prices continuing to drive costs up, the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in San Luis Obispo County is at a record high.
During the past week, the average price of gas increased from $6.04 to $6.15 a gallon, according to figures from AAA. At $6.74 a gallon, the average price of diesel is even higher.
SLO County currently has the eighth highest price for gas in the state. Listing the highest average price, Mono County’s price for a gallon of regular gasoline this week is $6.81.
The national average price for a gallon of gas increased 15 cents during the past week to $4.47.
Where in SLO County do you find the cheapest gas prices? Using data from GasBuddy, we’ve compiled a list of gas stations with cheaper prices.
Top 10 lowest priced gas stations in SLO County:
- Fastrip Fuel & Wayside Liquors – Paso Robles, Creston Road: $5.45
- Valero – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.49
- Speedway Express – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.59
- Sinclair – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.63
- VP Racing Fuels – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.64
- Conserve Fuel – San Luis Obispo, Santa Rosa Street: $5.65
- Shell – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.65
- 7-Eleven – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.65
- Mobil – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.65
- Costco – San Luis Obispo, Froom Ranch Way: $5.65