How much heating fuel is made from oil?

Answer Only 8.1 million of the 107 million households in the United States use heating oil as their main heating fuel. The vast majority (78 percent) are located in the Northeast. Heating oil is a petrole... Read More »

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How much diesel fuel is made in the USA?

The United States had 141 active and nine inactive diesel refineries in 2009. The active refineries, together, have the capacity to produce 17,313,550 barrels of diesel per day. Yearly production c... Read More »

How is diesel fuel made from crude oil?

Diesel is a transport fuel that is created by processing crude oil in a complex series of steps in a refinery. Diesel is used mostly by commercial vehicles such as trucks, buses and railroads.Dist... Read More »

Does heating fuel improve mpg?

According to an Aug. 26, 2007, article in the Washington Post, when vaporized fuel is properly mixed with air, it burns more efficiently, saving fuel and emitting fewer pollutants than traditional ... Read More »

Is home heating oil the same as diesel fuel?

Heating oil and diesel fuel are very similar in their chemical composition, as both types of fuel are distillates, meaning they are made by cooling vaporized crude oil. The main difference between ... Read More »