What’s Up with Gasoline Prices?
June 26, 2014 - August 24, 2014
Debuting at the California Oil Museum on Thursday, June
26th is the informative exhibit, What’s Up with Gasoline
Prices?, which takes an in depth look at what goes into
a gallon of gasoline from the oil well to the gas pump.
Featuring a mini gas pump for kids and the new Chevrolet
‘Spark’ on display! The exhibit runs from June 26 to
August 24 at the California Oil Museum, 1001 E. Main
Street in Santa Paula. Hours are Wed – Sun 10am to 4pm.
Admission is $4 Adults, $3 Seniors, $1 Students ages
6-17, 5 years old and younger are free as well as
With the increasing costs of gasoline prices many
California residents are left bewildered and confused.
The high prices at the pump cause controversy with the
blame falling on ‘Big Oil’ yet, in reality, the cost is
not only due to the heavy oil California produces but
also how California voters demand its gas to be one of
the cleanest in the world. This exhibit explains this
and the many other dynamics that determine the cost,
such as: region, regulation, market conditions,
transportation, refining, and taxes. Many people have no
idea that the gas tax in California is one of the
highest in the U.S. at .70 cents per gallon! Come see
What’s Up with Gasoline Prices? and you will be
For more information about the museum call 805-933-0076.