Murphy USA to offer E15 and E85 in Chicago and Houston Locations in 2015

EL DORADO, Ark., Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA), a leading marketer of retail motor fuel products and convenience merchandise, announced today an expansion program that will bring E15 to consumers in the suburbs of Chicago and Houston in 2015. After several successful introductions of the new fuel in Iowa, Murphy USA will now offer E15 in select new locations coming in 2015.

"We are excited to offer E15 in addition to our existing product offerings. Murphy USA will continue to pursue opportunities to offer the fuel our customers desire," said a spokesperson for Murphy USA. E15, a blend of gasoline and 15 percent ethanol, is EPA-approved to be used by 2001 and newer passenger vehicles and all flexible fuel vehicles. Those vehicles account for 85 percent of fuel use in the United States.

About Murphy USA

Headquartered in El Dorado, Murphy USA opened its first store in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in December 1996. Today, Murphy USA operates more than 1,200 stores in 23 states and employs more than 9,000 people. The stores provide quality, low-priced fuels and outstanding service to nearly 2 million customers every day to get them where they need to go.

CONTACT: Jennifer ForbessSource:Murphy Oil Corp(Murphy USA)