September 22, 2015: Iowa Wholesale E85 Price Listing Service

JOHNSTON, IOWA – The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association’s (IRFA) E85 Wholesale Price Listing Program is available at: In Iowa, E85 is a fuel blend containing between 70 and 85 percent ethanol, depending on the season.

E85 Wholesale Prices

September 21, 2015 Prices. Posted September 22, 2015.

Supplier Name Location Contact Info. Price* Ethanol Content Source
Absolute Energy St. Ansgar, Iowa Don Burns

Absolute Energy


$ 1.17 85% DTN
Cenex Des Moines Terminal $ 1.44 70% OPIS
Flint Hills Resources Des Moines Terminal $ 1.40 70% OPIS
HollyFrontier Des Moines Terminal $ 1.61 70% OPIS
Quad County Corn Processors Galva, Iowa Matt Carter



$ 1.27 85% Company Website
RPMG Des Moines Terminal Emily BlackRPMG


$ 1.31 70% OPIS
Siouxland Energy Cooperative Sioux Center, Iowa Tom Miller

Siouxland Energy


$ 1.25 80% Company Website
The Andersons-Denison Denison, Iowa John DiMartini

The Andersons


$ 1.21 85% DTN
Valero Corp. Des Moines Terminal $ 1.28 70% OPIS

*Prices rounded to nearest penny.

Comparative Price Information

Des Moines Rack Average Clear Regular Gasoline (for comparison) $ 1.86 OPIS

The IRFA publishes Monday’s wholesale E85 prices every Tuesday.  E85 suppliers wishing to have their price posted should contact T.J. Page with the IRFA at 515-252-6249 or To be eligible for listing, the supplier’s price must: be publicly posted elsewhere; be available to any retailer or supplier; not be restricted by gallonage caps.  E85 is defined in state law as a blend of between 70 and 85 percent ethanol with gasoline.

Iowa is the nation’s leader in renewable fuels production. Iowa has 42 ethanol refineries capable of producing more than 3.8 billion gallons annually, including 22 million gallons of annual cellulosic ethanol production capacity and one cellulosic ethanol facility currently under construction. In addition, Iowa has 12 biodiesel facilities with the capacity to produce nearly 315 million gallons annually.

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association was formed in 2002 to represent the state’s liquid renewable fuels industry. The trade group fosters the development and growth of the renewable fuels industry in Iowa through education, promotion, legislation and infrastructure development.


For more information, visit the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association website at: