Marine Fuel

Explore the fuel price and emissions intensity of marine fuel.

Metric Name

Metric Name

Conventional Heavy Fuel Oil

(residual fuel)

Conventional Marine Gas Oil

(distillate fuel)

Conventional Marine Diesel Oil

Biodiesel (B100)

Hydrotreated Renewable Diesel

Fischer Tropsch Diesel

Market Scenario

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Fuel Price

$/gal

1.72

2.62

2.62

3.00-3.50

3.00-4.30

1.20-3.10

Key Assumptions

The data and estimates presented here are based on the following key assumptions:

References

The following references are specific to this page; for all references in this ATB, see References.

Kass, Mike, Abdullah, Zia, Biddy, Mary, Drennan, Corinne, Hawkins, Troy, Jones, Susanne, Holladay, Johnathan, Longman, Doug, Newes, Emily, Theiss, Tim, Thompson, Tom, & Wang, Michael. (2018). Understanding the Opportunities of Biofuels for Marine Shipping. Oak Ridge National Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.2172/1490575

Tan, Eric C D, & Tao, Ling. (2019). Economic Analysis of Renewable Fuels for Marine Propulsion. Renewable Energy.


Developed with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.