Frequently Asked Questions

Does EIA have data on the movement of crude oil and petroleum products by rail and truck?

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) publishes data on the volumes of crude oil transported by railroads since 2010.

EIA publishes data on fuel ethanol and biodiesel movements by rail since 2011. EIA does not publish data on the movement of fuel ethanol and biodisel by truck.

EIA publishes data on the source (domestic or foreign) and method of transportation (pipeline, ship/tanker, barge, rail, and truck) of crude oil received by U.S. refineries.

Learn more:
Articles on rail transport
Analyses of the petroleum market

Last updated: July 7, 2016


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