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Consumer Information

Learn more about the benefits and products that come from oil and natural gas and how they touch all our lives in amazing ways.

Motor Fuel Taxes

Here is a summary report on gasoline and diesel taxes. This report is updated quarterly. API collects motor fuel tax information for all 50 states and compiles a report and chart detailing changes and calculating a nationwide average.

Diesel Tax

Interactive map which includes the latest quarterly information on state, local and federal taxes on motor diesel fuels.

Gasoline Tax

Interactive map which includes the latest quarterly information on state, local and federal taxes on motor gasoline fuels.

Consumer Resources

Information on service stations, gasoline taxes, fuel efficiency and how to save energy.

Service Station FAQs

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about service stations, gasoline mileage, and how much we pay in fuel taxes.

Staying Safe at the Pump

Static electricity-related incidents at retail gasoline outlets are extremely unusual, but the potential for them to happen appears to be the highest during cool or cold and dry climate conditions.

Dig Safely Around Utilities

You may take it for granted when the lights come on at the flick of a switch, or when the familiar blue flame appears on your stovetop, but remember that your natural gas and electricity are coming from outside your home.

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Burning any fuel - oil, natural gas, kerosene or wood - releases carbon monoxide and particles into the air. Without proper ventilation, these particles can build up in your home, posing a threat to you and your loved ones.

In the Classroom

API has outstanding resources for educators and students that explore the topic of energy.

Online Education Resources

API has outstanding online resources for educators and students that explore the topic of energy. 

Energy Resources

See information on energy resources, both nonrenewable and renewable.