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The same number believe oil companies limiting availability of the fuel is bad for consumers.
Our June 2013 public opinion poll gauged the consumer impacts of constantly fluctuating gas prices, revealing what Americans think is the solution: renewable fuel.
Our dependence on oil is crazy -- and half the stuff comes from other countries! But do you know what can help us? Domestically produced, all-American renewable fuel.
Think we can drill our way to cheaper gas? Wrong. Watch this 60-second Fuels America video to learn the TRUTH about the oil industry’s hold on us and the price we pay for gas.
The Union of Concerned Scientists found vehicle owners on average spend almost as much on gas as on the vehicle itself. According to their report, a typical American driver will spend more than $22,000 on gas over the lifetime of a vehicle purchased in 2011 with average fuel efficiency.
No matter how oil companies try to spin it, they are the ones who control the global oil market and benefit from our hard-earned dollars. Read more to find out how much oil companies are profiting from your expense at the pump.
Every year, the oil industry can expect to receive as much as $7 billion in government subsidies and an additional $800 million in tax breaks. That’s our money.
Ever sit down and really think about who the oil companies are actually helping? When you look at the numbers the answer is obvious – themselves. Check out our infographic for an overview on just how much the oil industry is making at our expense.