The Truth About Oil and Gasoline

API has produced a nifty primer on oil, gasoline, and other energy sources.

Among the interesting graphs: where does each dollar spent on gasoline go (pg 9 in the PDF file); who owns “big oil” (pg. 13); and where does US corn go (pg 26). On the latter, I was suprise not only at the percentage going to fuel alcohol (25%) but how little corn makes it to the dinner table as corn (less than 2% goes into “cereals and other”).