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 also 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 does not publish data on the transportation of crude oil by truck or on the transportation of petroleum products (such as gasoline, fuel oil, and jet fuel) by railroads and trucks.

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

Last updated: May 6, 2016

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