Analytical data for 2,949 samples of motor gasoline, from service stations throughout the country, were collected and analyzed. The samples represent the products of 53 companies, large and small, which manufacture and supply gasoline. These data are tabulated by groups according to brands (unlabeled) and grades for 17 marketing areas and districts into which the country is divided. A map shows marketing areas, districts, sampling locations. The report also includes charts indicating the trends of selected properties of motor fuels since 1946. Twelve octane distribution percent charts for areas 1, 2, 3, and 4 are unleaded, regular, and premium grades of gasoline are presented in this report. The antiknock (octane) index ((R + M)/2) averages of gasolines sold in this country were 88.2, 89.6 and 95.2 for unleaded, regular, and premium grades of gasolines, respectively. 14 figures, many tables. (ERA citation 02:024025)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Energy Research and Development Administration

    Bartlesville Energy Research Center
    Bartlesville, OK  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Shelton, E M
  • Publication Date: 1977-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 80 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00159143
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1978 12:00AM