SLO County gas prices at record high, find the lowest cost

May 15, 2022

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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NorthSide

Joe Biden did that.


kevin rise

Idk why anyone here isn’t blaming one of the most profitable Terrorist Cartels called OPEC for hiking up prices and making the Saudi families and friends and our oil companies here billions. Energy production is one of the most corrupt enterprises, next to private medical and alot of private business.


derasmus

Nope, some truth regarding the Saudi’s but facts are facts. In the last 18 months of the previous administration, the U.S. was not only energy independent we were beginning to export energy.


The far left of the Democratic Party (the group Biden is beholden to) owns this energy mess.


AllAboutTheBenjamins

We were never energy independent under trump. The most we produced a day was 14.5 million barrels but consumed 20 million. We have and still do import millions of barrels of petroleum products every day. Once again there’s no shortage just the rich and elite making billions off the masses.


Florian75

Then why didn’t we see these prices in 2019? It hadn’t occurred to ”Big Oil”, the ”rich” and ”elite” to be greedy back then?


AllAboutTheBenjamins

Taking advantage of a volatile situation never let a crisis go to waste. May 2020 oil went negative were we getting free gas or $1 gas hell no. Put the 90% windfall tax back like we use to have and get that money that’s being taken away back to the masses via a direct check from the gov funded by the windfall tax.


derasmus

“…never let a crisis go to waste”


-Rahm Emanuel “


Yes, that’s right out of the playbook of the National Democratic Party as coined by the former mayor of Chicago and operative in Clinton White House.


IDBOUND

I paid 4.24 for 87 octane yesterday in Oregon …and they pump it for you …still not as affordable as I would prefer …but better than being gouged in California


Rambunctious

My gas station that I use raised its price by 12 cents per gal overnight….


JCILOALL

And the purposely controlled destruction of the world economy continues and will continue.


shelworth

Meanwhile, in Los Osos: $6.39 for a gallon of regular gas….


Zoiebowie

This is all one big joke, right?


Messkit

As big as the democratic party…


JThomas

Thank you Governor for the high gas tax. Oh, isn’t there a new gas tax coming next month from the State?


commonsenseguy

Not much you can do. Who can afford or wants an EV? The Biden/Harris administration’s handling of this is deplorable. One swift mark of the pin by Biden, could wipe this away if they really care about the hard-working American families. I can handle the fleecing of my funds for now, but the families and those on fixed incomes are hurting across this nation with the Biden/Harris war on American families.


AllAboutTheBenjamins

What’s the one swift mark of the pen that can make this all go away?


Messkit

The same as the one that created it, only backwards.


Florian75

The undoing of the many swift marks of Joe’s pens that precipitated all of this. I don’t recall seeing $6/gallon gasoline and $7/gallon diesel during the previous administration.


AllAboutTheBenjamins

Once again no answers what strokes caused this and what stroke can erase it? President doesn’t control oil and gas prices doesn’t matter what political party. We had cheap gas because of the pandemic and before that because of the shale boom and subsequent war with opec+ for market share. Ask hundreds of our small mom and pop oil producers how that worked out for them that’s one reason why they’re hesitant to ramp up production again plus why pump more and get 50/barrel when you can pump half as much and get 100/barrel. There isn’t a shortage of oil and gas otherwise there would be lines around the block 70’s anyone? It’s the rich taking advantage of a situation syphoning money from the masses. All the extra billions in profit they’re making every quarter will never get back to you or me just more stock buybacks and millions in extra bonuses for their board members.


kayaknut

don’t worry Governor Newsom is going to give every resident $400, legal and illegal, taxpayer and non-taxpayer, of our own money that he is legally required to give back and make it sound like he really cares about us.