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## Barrel (unit) - Wikipedia

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A barrel is one of several units of volume applied in various contexts; there are dry barrels, fluid barrels oil barrels and so on.

## How Large is a Barrel of Oil and Why Do We Measure It That Way?

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Apr 22, 2014 ... Sue T asks: Why do we measure oil in barrels instead of gallons or liters? ... 42- gallon wooden barrels since Richard III set the size of a tierce of ...

## History of the 42-Gallon Oil Barrel - American Oil & Gas Historical ...

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By the 1860s, barges floated barrels of oil down the Allegheny River to Pittsburgh to ... 42 gallons, watertight casks of many sizes were crafted by “tight” coopers.

## How many gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel are made from one ...

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Oct 18, 2016 ... ... oil (includes diesel fuel and heating oil) from one 42-gallon barrel of crude oil. Many other petroleum products are also refined from crude oil.

## How much does a barrel of oil weigh? | Reference.com

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A standard-size barrel filled with the most common oils (petroleum oil, crude oil or diesel fuel oils) weighs between 275 and 300 pounds. However, the weight of ...

## Crude Oil Board • View topic - How much oil in 1 barrel - Oil ...

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Someone asked [url]oil-price.net[/url] about the size of a barrel of oil. The answer is tricky: Oil coming out of a well is measured in 42 gallon ...

## Barrel (petroleum) Conversion Chart (Capacity and Volume ...

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Conversion chart for barrel (petroleum) (U.S. Liquid Measure, capicity and volume). Instant units and measurements conversion, metric conversion and other ...

## How many liters of petrol are produced from one barrel of crude oil ...

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Refineries in the United States produced an average of about 12 gallons of diesel fuel and 19 gallons of gasoline from one barrel (42 gallons) of crude oil in  ...

## Sperm Whale Oil - Petroleum History Institute

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The Size of the Sperm Whale ... The quantity of this head oil ranges from 6 to 8 barrels. One source says ten barrels, but this was from a very large bull.