ExxonMobil see growth, but big changes the energy picture

Posted By on March 12, 2013


Seven years ago, it was challenging to find automotive diesel at a car friendly "gas" station here in the U.S., but according to ExxonMobil research, in the next seven years we’ll see diesel use surpass gasoline as the petroleum fuel of choice. (The Outlook For Energy: A View To 2040 – PDF)

The efficiency of gasoline and diesel-fueled automobiles is likely to improve considerably, and these efficiency improvements enable us to continue using gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles, despite increasing gasoline and diesel costs. That said, diesel engines have the ability to be far more efficient than gas engines, and consumers are starting to catch on. (click graphic below for larger chart)




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