Nearly 60M Gallons Of E15 Sold In 2018

  • Monday, 04 February 2019 13:04

E15 sales in Minnesota hit a new record in 2018 with nearly 60 million gallons sold. 

According to a report by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, the E15 volume in December 2018 totaled 5.53 million gallons, bringing the full year volume to 59.4 million gallons. 

At 59.4 million gallons, the volume of E15 sold in the state in 2018 was more than three times the volume sold in 2017 (19.05 million gallons).

The volume in December last year was also 20 percent higher than the volume recorded in December 2017 (4.6 million gallons).

It was also a record year for both E85 and E30. 

The Commerce Department's report shows E85 volume in 2018 totaled 16.49 million gallons, 11 percent higher than the 14.82 million gallons recorded in 2017. 

As for E30, the volume sold in 2018 was 683,031 gallons, 7.5 percent more than the volume in 2017 (634,864 gallons).

E15 sales 2018 graphic