SLO County gas prices reach all time high

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:

  1. Fastrip Fuel & Wayside Liquors – Paso Robles, Creston Road: $5.45
  2. Valero – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.49
  3. Speedway Express – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.59
  4. Sinclair – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.63
  5. VP Racing Fuels – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.64
  6. Conserve Fuel –  San Luis Obispo, Santa Rosa Street: $5.65
  7. Shell – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.65
  8. 7-Eleven – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.65
  9. Mobil – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.65
  10. Costco – San Luis Obispo, Froom Ranch Way: $5.65

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