More stories plan to offer E15 fuel after Trump announcement

Source: By John Siciliano and Josh Siegel, Washington Examiner • Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A growing number of gasoline and retail outlets have announced they will be selling 15-percent ethanol fuel blends in the wake of the president’s announcement a week ago that he would be working to open up a year-round market for the fuel.

The large convenience store chain Cumberland Farms is the latest company to add its name to the list of firms that will be selling E15, the ethanol trade group Growth Energy announced on Tuesday.

Over a dozen retail chains and counting: Cumberland Farms joins the ranks of Casey’s, Kwik Trip, Sheetz, Kum & Go, Minnoco, RaceTrac, Thorntons, Protec Fuel, QuikTrip, Family Express, Holiday, Murphy USA, Rutter’s, and Cenex in selling E15.

The Massachusetts-based Cumberland Farms will begin offering E15 at more than 120 of its stores in the Northeast United States, according to Growth Energy, which supports the Prime the Pump program that works to help retailers sell E15.