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Dedicated to sharing information about fuels and policy solutions that meet society’s energy needs and protect consumer choice.

Did You Know?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration, the average motorist drives around 13,500 miles every year, more than 1,000 miles every month. Gasoline is the most common transportation fuel of choice and natural gas and oil will remain central to meeting the nation’s energy needs for decades to come, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Did You Know?

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that world energy consumption will grow by nearly 50 percent between 2018 and 2050. This includes increases in electricity use in the transportation sector as plug-in electric vehicles enter the fleet and electricity use for rail expands over the same time period. Globally, demand for liquid fuels (petroleum and other liquids) and natural gas increase by over 20 percent and forty percent respectively.