SLO County gas prices increasing, find the lowest prices

By KAREN VELIE

The average price of gas in San Luis Obispo County is 65 cents more than a week ago, as the county approaches record breaking prices. The average price of gas in the county is currently 6.56 a gallon, closing on the record of $6.63 a gallon set in June, according to figures from AAA.

The average price of gas in California rose 61 cents during the past week to $6.37 a gallon.

SLO County currently has the tenth 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 $7.14.

Average gas prices remained primarily unchanged in the United States. The national average price for a gallon of gas dropped one cent to $3.79 during the past week.

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. Oceano Market – Oceano, Front Street: $5.39
  2. Conserv Fuel – San Luis Obispo, Broad Street: $5.49
  3. Stop and Buy – Nipomo, Tefft Street, $5.49
  4. San Paso Truck Stop – Paso Robles, Wellsona Road: $5.49
  5. 76 – Nipomo, Orchard Road, $5.59
  6. Valero – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.89
  7. Chevron – Nipomo, Tefft Street, $5.89
  8. 7-Eleven – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.89
  9. Conserv Fuel – San Luis Obispo, Santa Rosa Street: $5.95
  10. Shell – Atascadero, San Gabriel Road: $5.95