$ of a gal. of gas includes: cost of Crude Oil 76%; Refining Costs and Profits 6%; Distribution, Marketing, and Retail Costs and Profits 6%; Taxes 12%
Of all sources of energy consumed in the United States, oil provides the largest share at 36 percent.
The majority of oil the US oil imports are from Canada (24%), Mexico (9%), Saudi Arabia (12%), Nigeria (11%) and Venezuela (10%).
It takes 520 million MWh of electricity per year to move, treat and heat water in the U.S. this is 13% of the total U.S. electrical consumption.
Livestock farming contributes to 18% of the global warming effect, more than emissions from every car, train and plane on Earth.
The US consumes 800 million gallons of oil each day.
The earth receives 1500 times as much energy than humans use from the sun each day.
A frack job used 4.5 million gallons, of which a amount approximately 10 to 40 percent flows back to the surface as toxic water.
About 40 calories of fossil fuel energy go into every calorie of feed lot beef in the US. One more reason to go Meatless Monday!
With 5% of the earth's population, the U.S. consumes 20% of the world's total energy.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
The US imports about half of oil consumed.
The United States led the world with $48.1 billion in clean energy investments in 2011.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
Producing 2.2 pounds of beef takes enough energy to light a 100 watt bulb for twenty days.