Gas prices surge to over $6 a gallon in SLO County

September 25, 2023

Gas prices


Amid rising crude oil costs and low gas inventories in California, the average price for a gallon of gas in San Luis Obispo County increased 17 cents during the past week to $6.03, according to figures from AAA.

In California, the average price for a gallon of gas rose 16 cents to $5.81 during the past week. Nationally, gas prices dropped three cents to $3.84 a gallon.

SLO County currently has the seventh 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 $6.54.

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. San Paso Truck Stop – Paso Robles, Wellsona Road: $5.29
  2. Chevron – Atascadero, Montecito Avenue: $5.35
  3. Sinclair – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.37
  4. Shell – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.39
  5. One Stop Food – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.45
  6. Arco – Paso Robles, Niblick Road: $5.49
  7. Mobile – Morro Bay, Morro Bay Boulevard: $5.49
  8. Shell – Atascadero, San Gabriel Road: $5.49
  9. Fastrip Fuel & Chalk Mountain – Atascadero, El Camino Real: $5.53
  10. VP Racing Fuels – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.54

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So, it isn’t just about drill baby drill. We are producing oil at record pace.

Under Biden, US oil production is poised to break Trump-era records

Aug 9, 2023 — The just-released 2023 production forecast from the US Energy Information Administration, or EIA, marks an upgrade of 200,000 barrels from its …

This could be fixed if the will was there… the price could go down as fast as it went up if the powers that be wanted them to…

Obviously the wrong people are in power