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The standard oil barrel of 42 US gallons (159 L) is used in the United States as a measure of crude oil.

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A barrel is one of several units of volume applied in various contexts; there are dry barrels, fluid ... In many connections the term "drum" is used almost interchangeably with "barrel". ... In the US most fluid barrels (apart from oil) are 31.5 US gallons (26 imp gal; 119 L) (half a hogshead), but a beer barrel is 31 US gallons (26 ...

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Today, a barrel's refined products include about 20 gallons of gasoline, ... and docks, teams of horses pulled wagons carrying as many as eight barrels of oil.

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Apr 22, 2014 ... Sue T asks: Why do we measure oil in barrels instead of gallons or liters? How much oil is in a barrel? oil-pump More than just gasoline for our ...

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May 10, 2017 ... Many other petroleum products are also refined from crude oil. ... How many gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel are made from one barrel of oil ...

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May 10, 2017 ... ... fuel oil (most of which is sold as diesel fuel and in several states as heating oil) from one 42-gallon barrel of crude oil. Many other petroleum ...

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Oct 29, 2013 ... As I said, the US imports about 7 million barrels of oil a day, and our top ... years, a good chunk of oil has to be imported at much higher prices.

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Fluid barrels (bbl) to gallons conversion table and converter. How many gallons in a barrel?

www.npr.org/sections/money/2012/04/02/149684373/the-real-reason-gas-costs-4-a-gallon

Apr 2, 2012 ... It costs Saudi Arabia $2 dollars to produce a barrel of oil. ... asked Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi how much it cost Saudi Arabia to produce one ...

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A single barrel of crude oil is equivalent to 42 gallons. On average, refineries can convert a single 42-gallon barrel of oil into either 12 gallons of diesel fuel, ...