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What can be made from 1 Barrel of Crude Oil

Crude oil is called Black Gold. It is used in making so many products. Crude oil quality is indicated with its API gravity. More is the API of the oil better it is. With 1 barrel of oil with 32 API or 7.21 pounds per gallon(specific gravity=0.864) , following things can be made. Wax for 170 birthday candles or for making 27 crayons. Lubricants to make 1 quart of motor oil About 4 pounds of charcoal briquettes Gasoline to drive a medium sized motor car (7.2 km/litre) for 451 kilometres Distillate to drive a large truck (2 km/liter) 64 kms.… Read More »What can be made from 1 Barrel of Crude Oil

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