Nearly 17 Million Gallons Of E15 Sold In MN In Q1

  • Monday, 06 May 2019 14:19

A total of 16.97 million gallons of E15 was sold in Minnesota in the first three months of 2019, according to data by the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

The data shows E15 sales in March this year reached 6.13 million gallons, 18 percent higher than the 5.17 million gallons recorded in February.

In January, sales totaled 5.66 million gallons.

Nonethless, the data shows a steady increase in the average daily volume of E15 sales in Minnesota.

In January, the average daily volume was 182,723 gallons. In February, it grew to 184,788 gallons and increased 7 percent to 197,850 gallons in March.

As for sales of other blends of ethanol in Minnesota in the first quarter of 2019, E85 and E30 were at 3.25 million gallons and 128,277 gallons respectively.