7 Essential Gas Stations in Vancouver Every Driver Should Be Aware Of

gopikaJanhavi Ramesh Kowligi
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Vancouver had its first gas station in 1904. Gas stations in and around Vancouver are critical as they fuel vehicles across the city. These gas stations are located creatively throughout Vancouver to cater to the needs of residents and tourists.

Some of these gas stations in Vancouver also provide alternative fuel options for the conservation of the environment. In addition, these gas stations also have small supermarkets where you can buy snacks or cold drinks for your ride.

1. Why Is Gas So Expensive?

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Vancouver receives gasoline from Alberta and two refineries in British Columbia. While British Columbia has natural gas reserves, this is not directly related to gasoline prices. The price of gas charged by Gas stations in Vancouver varies from time to time.

2. How Do You Find Gas Stations in Vancouver?

The easiest way to find gas or service stations near you is via Google Maps. Also, it is the most convenient app because it shows the working hours of the service or other gas stations and amenities available, for example- toilets, ATMs, convenience stores, and so on.

Moreover, one must remember to read the reviews because that indicates the credibility of the gas or service station, whether the service is good or not, if they have all the fuel if the attendants are polite/rude, and so on.

3. Gas Stations in Vancouver to Know

3.1 Super Save Gas Station

It opened in 1977 in a neighborhood in Surrey, British Columbia, and now has expanded all over Canada, serving customers with gas, diesel, and propane tanks.

Super Gas Station is well known for its relatively cheaper gas and diesel prices than other gas stations, and its staff is known for its friendliness.

Besides, they accept payments using debit cards, credit cards, and mobile wallets. Do check it out if you are nearby and running out of fuel! Currently, the only energy offered to the customers on the premises is Diesel and propane.

Location: 1317 E 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC.

Website: http://supersave.ca/ 

3.2 Esso

Esso has 48 gas stations across Vancouver. To find their outlets, click here. 

3.2.1 OAK ST HUSKY ESSO

Location: 1010 WEST KING EDWARD, VANCOUVER, BC V6H 1Z4.

Website: https://www.esso.ca/en-ca/find-station/vancouver-bc-oaksthuskyesso-200323510

The fuel offered by them is diesel. Also, the service by staff is decent although it is a bit expensive but is cheaper than its competitor- SHELL.

Besides, a small convenience store is attached, allowing you to buy last-minute snacks, drinks, grocery items, and automotive supplies.

Payment modes such as credit cards, debit cards, and mobile wallets are accepted. There is an ATM nearby for convenience.

3.2.2 Esso 7-Eleven 37863

Location: 3312 GRANDVIEW HWY, VANCOUVER, BC V5M 2G4.

Fuel offered is diesel, and the nearby convenience store is 7-Eleven to buy snacks and groceries you want packed!

3.2.3 ESSO Station

Location: 1205 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Z5, Canada.

Besides, there is a coffee shop named Tim Hortons. Do check it out if you are a coffee lover! Snacks and soda are also available.

 3.3 Petro-Canada

There are 20 Petro-Canada gas stations in Vancouver, and to find a Petro-Canada gas station nearby, visit their website.

Moreover, check out the link to avail yourself of benefits by becoming a member. Here are a few Petro-Canada outlets in Vancouver.

3.3.1 Petro- Canada- Burrard St

Location: 1743 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6J 3G6, Canada.

Website: https://www.petro-canada.ca/en/personal/gas-station-locations/1743-burrard-street-vancouver

Apart from the products and services offered such as full service, self-serve, gift cards, ATM, lottery, and convenience store.

Also, they have an EV charging and only gas station, which includes- DC fast and level 2; undoubtedly, you can charge your EV at their gas station!

3.3.2 Petro- Canada- E Hastings

Location: 2890 E Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V5K 5C5, Canada.

The only fuel offered is diesel. Coming to the products sold and services provided, for instance, full serve, half serve, lottery, and gift cards, there is indeed a convenience store to buy last-minute snacks and drinks.

3.4 Shell Gas Station

Shell has 14 gas stations across the city of Vancouver. The gas stations are open 24 hours throughout the week, which is excellent as you would not have to worry about the timing of the fuel pump, unlike other stations. Besides, check their website for a gas station near your vehicle/ car/ truck, etc.

However, to learn more about Shell and their offerings to the customer for rewards, gasoline, diesel, and hydrogen tank prices, check their website.

3.4.1 Shell Pump Station-12th Ave

Location: 1295 E 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 2J8, Canada.

The station also includes a shop where UberEATS offers food and drinks and Skip the Dishes. Some other facilities and services provided are- parking for the disabled, BBQ propane cylinder exchange, MCX, and loyalty card offers.

3.4.2 Shell Petrol Pump- Main Street

Location: 1785 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 3B5, Canada.

Furthermore, the gas station also has a convenience store that offers food and drinks by Skip the Dishes.

In addition, there are facilities for the disabled, loyalty programs, 24-hour fuel service, parking lanes, pay at the pump and CAA-store discounts.

3.5 Chevron Gas Station

Chevron Gas has many service stations in Canada and the United States. Besides, check their website to find the nearest gas stations and gift cards to avail of benefits.

3.5.1 Chevron- Gas Pump- E Hastings Street

Location: 1212 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1S6, Canada.

Moreover, basic amenities, for example- a toilet, wheelchair carpark area, and wheelchair entrance, are there, along with an ATM nearby.

3.5.2 Chevron Gas-Main Street

Location: 2748 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5T 3E8, Canada.

They accept all modes of payment, for example- debit cards, credit cards, and mobile wallets. Also, it has an ATM nearby. 

3.6 Superstore Gas Bar-Marine Drive

Location: 371 SE Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V5X 2S8, Canada.

It is a gas station where the only fuel offered is diesel oil.

3.6.1 Real Canadian Gas Store-Seymour Blvd

Location: 333 Seymour Blvd, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2J4, Canada.  

Website: http://www.realcanadiansuperstore.ca/en_CA/store-list-page.BC.North%20Vancouver.html

This gasoline outlet has a grocery store with all products, such as drinks, snacks, and other necessary products.

Moreover, the gas prices are lower than other service stations nearby, and it is considered to have the most affordable gas prices in the neighborhood of downtown North Vancouver.

Besides, one must not forget to update their PC (president choice points card) offers before visiting. The staff is relatively helpful and well-mannered. Furthermore, on busy weekends, there is usually a long line, and one would have to wait, without a doubt.

3.7 Mobil Gas Station

Esso and Mobil are the primary brands of the same parent oil company- ExxonMobil. There are 3 Mobil gas pumps in Canada:-

3.7.1 Gas Station 1

Location: 3191 Grandview Hwy, Vancouver, BC V5M 2E9, Canada.

The mode of payment can be via mobile wallets, debit cards, and credit cards.

3.7.2 Gas Station 2

Location: 350 SE Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V5X 2S5, Canada.

Fuel offered is diesel and gasoline. Further, ensure you have the PC credit card to get points for that. Additionally, the mode of payment can be via mobile wallets, debit cards, and credit cards. Hence, there is an ATM nearby.

3.7.3 Gas Station 3

Location: 333 Seymour Blvd, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2J4, Canada.

Besides, the only fuel offered is diesel. In addition, extra points are given to the customers with PCs and status cards. Lastly, it is hard to find gas stations nearby, and this station is the only option.

Working hours: All days of the week from 6:30 am to 11 pm. Although, timings may differ on Sunday.

Conclusion

Fuel is one of the most critical natural resources we use daily for our vehicles. So it doesn’t hurt to know the fuel stations around us, as it can come in handy anytime.

Vancouver has many gas stations of oil and petroleum companies spread across the entire city, which visitors and residents can utilize. Do note the current market price of gasoline before you buy and pay for it.

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