November 12, 2017

What can be made from 1 Barrel of Crude Oil

With 1 barrel of oil with 32 API or 7.21pounds per gallon(specific gravity=0.864) , this much can be made and done. 1. Wax for 170 birthday candles or for making 27 crayons 2. Lubricants to make 1 quart of motor oil 3. About 4 pounds of charcoal briquettes 4. Gasoline to drive a medium sized motor car (7.2 km/litre) for 451 kilometres 5. Distillate to drive a large truck (2 km/liter) 64 kms. If jet fuel fraction is included then 80.5 kms. 6. Asphalt to make 3.785 liter of tar for roof patching 7. 70 KW hours of electricity at… Read More »What can be made from 1 Barrel of Crude Oil