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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.
Interactive map which includes the latest quarterly information on state, local and federal taxes on motor diesel fuels.
Interactive map which includes the latest quarterly information on state, local and federal taxes on motor gasoline fuels.
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.
Facts About Energy Efficiency
Energy efficiency is a core value. It’s also a daily practice of America’s oil and natural gas industry. Energy efficiency helps companies manage costs, strengthening their competitiveness and bringing more affordable energy products to consumers. America is vastly more energy-efficient today than a generation ago. The U.S. oil and natural gas industry is striving to do its part to build on that progress.
Use Energy Wisely at Home
Here are a few steps you can take to make your home more energy efficient, thereby reducing your heating and cooling bills, and conserving resources at the same time.
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.
See information on energy resources, both nonrenewable and renewable.