(Thousand gasoline-equivalent gallons)
|Type of fuel||1992||2000|
|Liquefied petroleum gas||208,142||247,062|
|Compressed natural gas||16,823||98,351|
|Liquefied natural gas||585||7,121|
|Methanol, neat (100%)||2,547||437|
|Ethanol in gasohol||701,000||1,016,300|
|Total fuel consumption||134,230,631||163,062,513|
1 The remaining portion of 85% methanol and both ethanol fuels is a gasoline. Data include gasoline portion of the fuel.
2 Methyl-tertiary-butyl-ether (MTBE) includes a small amount of other ethers, primarily tertiary-amyl-methyl-ether and ethyl-tertiary-butyl-ether.
3 Includes ethanol in gasohol and MTBE.
KEY: U = unavailable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Alternatives to Traditional Transportation Fuels 1999 (revised), table 10, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/, as of Jan. 8, 2002 (1992 data) and Oct. 29, 2002 (2000 data).