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Q: gasoline consumption ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: gasoline consumption
Category: Business and Money > Economics
Asked by: sandymel-ga
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Posted: 29 Jul 2006 09:50 PDT
Expires: 28 Aug 2006 09:50 PDT
Question ID: 750647
How many gallons of gasoline were sold in the US during 2005?
Subject: Re: gasoline consumption
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 29 Jul 2006 10:08 PDT
Hello Sandymel,

According to the results of my research below, The United States
consumes between 140-170 billion gallons of gasoline a year.

?In 2004, the U.S. consumed about 140 billion gallons of gasoline. The
U.S. uses more gasoline than any other country, averaging about 380
million gallons of gasoline per day in 2004 and reaching 400 million
gallons per day in 2006. The 3.4 billion gallons of ethanol produced
in 2004 represents about 2% of gasoline consumption. The 75 million
gallons of biodiesel produced in 2005 represent a tiny fraction of
roughly 40 billion gallons of diesel used each year for on-road
transportation. (Sources: Annual Energy Outlook 2006 and U.S. Heating
Oil, Diesel Fuel, And Distillate Data from the Energy Information
Administration) ?
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science

The United States consumes 170 billion gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel annually

The Washington Post
The False Hope of Biofuels
For Energy and Environmental Reasons, Ethanol Will Never Replace Gasoline
By James Jordan and James Powell
Sunday, July 2, 2006; Page B07

In a year, therefore, the U.S. consumes about 146 billion gallons
(about 550 billion liters) of gasoline!

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I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
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