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Wyoming

POPULATION (2015): 586,107

REGISTERED CARS & LIGHT TRUCKS: 787,805

ANNUAL GAS CONSUMPTION (2014): 351 Million GPY

TOTAL RETAIL STATIONS: 347

Maximum E85 use:52 Million GPY
FFVs in use:94,057
E85 stations:11
Flex Station implied demand:+30
Maximum E15 use:281 Million GPY
EPA approved E15 vehicles:630,244
E15 Station implied demand:+278

Fuel specifications

Gasoline:

Conventional

Reid Vapor Pressure:

Retailers across the state use 9.0 psi RVP gasoline from May 1-September 15.

Contact information for key state regulatory agencies

Weights and Measures, 307-777-7556

State incentives

Alternative Fuel License Fee
Effective July 1, 2015, each alternative fuel supplier, refiner, distributor, terminal operator, importer or exporter of alternative fuel used in motor vehicles must obtain an annual license from the Wyoming Department of Transportation to conduct business in the state. The fee for each type of license is $25. (Wyoming Statute 39-17-306)

Alternative Fuel Export Tax Exemption
Effective July 1, 2015, alternative fuel sold for use in motor vehicles and intended for export from the state by a licensed alternative fuel exporter is exempt from the alternative fuel license tax. (House Bill 0009, 2015, and Wyoming Statutes 39-17-301 and 39-17-305)

Alternative Fuel Tax Refund
Effective July 1, 2015, any person exporting alternative fuel for which the license tax has been paid is eligible for a refund of the license tax paid. The exporter must submit the refund request within one year of the date of fuel purchase. (House Bill 0009, 2015, and Wyoming Statutes 39-17-309(c))

Federal incentives

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

E15/Flex Fuel Profit Estimate
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Wyoming
AVG STATION (84,300 GPM)
Average Retailer:
New gallons/$$/Mo E15 & Flex: 15,600 $2,600
New Customers/Mo:+1,729 
Additional Merch. Margin from above:$5,000
RINs not applied to reduce price:$750
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TOTAL NEW PROFIT/MO  $8,350
Top Performing Retailer:
New gallons/$$/Mo E15 & Flex:36,900$6,100
New Customers/Mo:+4,100 
Additional Merch. Margin from above:$12,000
RINs not applied to reduce price:$2,100
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TOTAL NEW PROFIT/MO  $20,200

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