WASHINGTON — Today, convenience store operator MAPCO Express, Inc. (“MAPCO”), one of the largest company-operated retail chains in the United States, announced it will begin offering E15 to consumers. MAPCO has set a goal of offering E15 at all pumps at 100 stations.
Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, commented, “This is a major market breakthrough for E15. MAPCO is to be applauded for its unwavering commitment to bring cost-saving fuel choice to its consumers. MAPCO studied performance and demand for E15 and made a solid decision to put consumers first and foremost. MAPCO consumers will soon have a money-saving, renewable, octane-boosting choice at the pump. We believe other retailers will soon follow MAPCO’s lead.”
MAPCO operates 362 convenience stores in seven states under the MAPCO Express®, MAPCO Mart®, East Coast®, Discount Food Mart™, Fast Food and Fuel™, Delta Express®, and Favorite Markets® brand names.
Currently E15 is offered at nearly 60 stations in 12 states. For more information on E15, please visit www.ChooseEthanol.com.