POPULATION (2015): 4,670,724
REGISTERED CARS & LIGHT TRUCKS: 3,739,623
ANNUAL GAS CONSUMPTION (2014): 2.2 Billion GPY
TOTAL RETAIL STATIONS: 2,462
These parishes or counties require that 7.8 psi RVP gasoline should be sold from June 1-September 15 at the retail level: Ascension, Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. Mary and West Baton Rouge. Those counties require 9.0 RVP gasoline in May during the transition. All other counties require 9.0 psi RVP to be sold at the retail level from May 1-September 15.
Contact information for key state regulatory agencies
Department of Weights and Measures, 225-925-3780
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit
(Originally expired 12/31/13 - retroactively extended through 12/31/16, by H.R. 2029) Fueling equipment for E85 installed between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2016, is eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost, not to exceed $30,000. Station owners with multiple locations can use the credit towards each site. For more information about claiming the credit, see IRS Form 8911.
Ethanol plant direct E85/ethanol sales
Click here for a complete list of domestic ethanol producers and sales contacts for E85/direct ethanol sales
AVG STATION (76,000 GPM)