Mid-Island Co-op

Mid Island Co-op is pleased to be a leader in offering Flex Fuel E-85. Now Available at our Bowen Road Gas Bar in Nanaimo. Price for Flex Fuel as of November 14th is 102.7/litre.


Branded CO-OP® Flex E-85, this fuel is engineered for today’s Flex Fuel Vehicles. This domestically produced fuel blend contains between 51 to 83 per cent ethanol, a much higher percentage than regular gasoline, which typically contains up to 10 per cent. This results in a high-performance fuel with significantly reduced emissions. Mid Island Co-op is the first provider of this alternative fuel on Vancouver Island, and one of the first in British Columbia

Drivers with Flex Fuel Vehicles can now take advantage of the technology that’s built into their vehicles and enjoy the performance and environmental benefits of this alternative fuel.

Flex Fuel Vehicles are available from most major auto manufacturers and can typically be recognized by a Flex Fuel logo on the vehicle. To see if your vehicle is designed to use this fuel please check your vehicle owners manual or contact your dealer.

Drivers who choose Co-op Flex E-85 can expect these benefits:

• Renewable: The ethanol used in Co-op Flex E-85 is produced from renewable resources, such as corn.
• Reduced emissions: Co-op Flex E-85 has a greater oxygen content than other gasoline products, resulting in a cleaner burning fuel that reduces CO2 emissions and improves air quality.
• Performance: Co-op Flex E-85 has an exceptionally high-octane rating, which results in increased power and acceleration.
• Flexible: Flex Fuel Vehicle owners can seamlessly switch between Co-op Flex E-85 and other gasoline products.