What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Gasoline

What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Regular Gasoline (May 2008) Retail Price: $3.77/gallon

Taxes - Fees collected on a gallon of fuel that are paid to the federal, state, or local government. Distribution and Marketing - Products are shipped by pipeline, stored at terminals, and trucks deliver gasoline and diesel fuel to retail stations. Refiners - process crude oil to make gasoline, diesel fuel, and other products for sale to retailers and resellers. Crude oil - Domestic and foreign crude oil producers sell crude oil to refiners for processing.

Source: US Dept. of Energy

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