Finding ethanol-free fuels

Many customers go the extra mile to buy the fuel.

  • August 26, 2013

For most folks, it's the price of gasoline that matters.

But for a vocal minority, it's what's in the gasoline that really matters.

Or, to be more precise, what isn't – specifically ethanol.

Several years ago, Musa Agil looked to capitalize on that demand and make his mark in the Wilmington market by starting to sell ethanol-free gasoline at his pair of independent gas stations – Wrightsville Country Store and Masonboro Country Store.

“We were trying to find a niche,” said the station owner. “We were a little guy and we didn't want to compete with the big guys head-on.”

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