Fact #331: August 2, 2004
Off-Highway Diesel Fuel Use
The agricultural and construction sectors use the most fuel in engines that are over 100 horsepower (hp), while the industrial sector uses more fuel in engines that are under 100 hp. Mining equipment is in the construction sector. Off-highway forestry equipment is included in the industrial and commercial sector.
|100 hp or less||24%||60%||20%||15%|
|Over 100 hp||76%||40%||80%||85%|
|Total (million gallons)||3,320||2,037||5,349||74|
Source: Environmental Protection Agency, NONROAD2002 model.