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How E15 can improve your bottom line

Growth Energy

July 1, 2019

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Today, there are more than 1,800 retail locations in 31 states selling E15, typically between 3-10 cents below the cost of regular gasoline. The vast majority of these locations sell E15 along with E185 at blender pumps and make both available at nearly every dispensing location.

Top Retail Brands Choose E15

Major retailers selling or committed to selling E15 include: Sheetz, Thorntons, Kum & Go, RaceTrac, Kwik Trip, Cenex, Rutters, Casey’s, QuikTrip, Minnoco, Protec Fuel, Family Express, Cumberland Farms, and Murphy USA. And these retailers are not exclusively in the rural Midwest. Many are in major metropolitan areas including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Louisville, Raleigh-Durham, and San Antonio.


The average convenience store sells 1 million gallons of gasoline per year, while the bulk of retailers involved in the industry-sponsored Prime the Pump program sell 2.8 million gallons per year on average. Prime the Pump partners are seeing an average ethanol blend rate that easily exceeds 10 percent, pushing beyond the so-called “blend wall.”

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