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LIquid_Consumption_by_SectorU.S. consumption of liquid fuels (including fuels from petroleum-based sources and non-petroleum primary fuels such as biomass and natural gas) are projected to total 21.9 million barrels per day in 2035 according to the AEO2011 Reference case. An increase of 2.9 million barrels per day over the 2009 total (Figure 93). The transportation sector consumption grows by about 2.5 million barrels per day, cialis sale capsule although all other remaining sectors liquid fuel consumption remains at about the same level from 2009 to 2035. The transportation sector accounts for 73 percent of total liquid fuels consumption in 2035, up slightly from 71 percent in 2009.

Motor gasoline, ultra-low sulfur diesel, and jet fuel are the primary transportation fuels, supplemented by biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel. The increase in demand for transportation fuels is met primarily by diesel and biofuels. Motor gasoline consumption increases by approximately 0.3 million barrels per day from 2009 to 2035 according to the Reference case, while diesel fuel and E85 consumption increase by 1.3 and 0.8 million barrels per day, respectively, over the period.

Biodiesel and a number of next-generation biofuels account for about 0.6 million barrels per day of the increase in liquid fuels consumption for transportation in 2035. The growth in biofuel use is primarily a result of the RFS mandates in EISA2007, although there is moderate production of corn ethanol beyond that which qualifies for RFS credits. The growth in diesel fuel consumption results from both an expansion of light-duty diesel vehicle sales to meet more stringent CAFE standards and an increase in industrial output that leads to more fuel use by heavy trucks.

*Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

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