Table 7-4: Texas and U.S. Motor-Fuel Use: 2000

Table 7-4: Texas and U.S. Motor-Fuel Use: 2000

(Millions of gallons)

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Vehicle ownership Gasoline
Highway use
Gasoline
Nonhighway use
Special fuel (mainly diesel) Total use
Texas United States Texas United States Texas United States Texas United States
Private and commercial 10,282 126,735 192 2,876 2,825 33,377 13,298 162,988
Public use 147 2,149 7 96 N N 154 2,245
Total 10,428 128,884 199 2,972 2,825 33,377 13,452 165,232

1 Based on reports from state motor-fuel tax agencies. Gasohol is included with gasoline. Public use and nonhighway use were estimated by the Federal Highway Administration.

KEY: N = data do not exist.        

NOTE: The term "motor fuel" applies to gasoline and all other fuels, including special fuels, coming under the purview of the state motor-fuel tax laws. "Special fuels" include diesel fuel and, to the extent they can be quantified, liquefied petroleum gases such as propane. Gasohol, a blend of gasoline and fuel alcohol, is included with gasoline.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: Oct. 2001, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/hs00/pdf/mf21.pdf as of Apr. 20, 2002.