E15 Sales Jump 34 Percent In November To New Record

  • Friday, 06 January 2017 15:00

E15 sales in Minnesota hit a new record in November last year, surpassing the 700,000 gallon mark for the very first time.

The volume sold in November, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce, was 740,015 gallons which was 34 percent higher than the volume moved in October (550,270 gallons).

This was the third time in 2016 where E15 sales in Minnesota hit a new record. The other two occasions were in May (530,766 gallons) and October. 

November's sales were also 45 percent higher than the volume recorded in November 2015 (510,211 gallons).

With November's volume, the total amount of E15 sold over 11 months in 2016 was 4.84 million gallons, 56 percent higher than the volume sold for the whole of 2015 (3.09 million gallons).

November was also a record month for E85 in 2016.

According to data from the Minnesota Department of Revenue, 1.36 million gallons of E85 was sold in November, the highest volume recorded in 2016. The previous high in 2016 was 1.3 million in September.