Oil Conversion

Here are some handy oil conversion numbers:

one tonne of crude oil
approximately 7.3 barrels of crude oil
about 307 U.S. gallons of crude oil

one barrel of crude oil
42 U.S. gallons of crude oil
159 liters of crude oil

10,000 barrels of crude oil
420,000 U.S. gallons of crude oil
1,590,000 liters of crude oil
about 1,400 tonnes of crude oil

60,000 barrels of crude oil
2.5 million U.S. gallons of crude oil
9.5 million liters of crude oil
about 8,200 tonnes of crude oil

4.9 million barrels of crude oil (latest govt estimate of spill)
205.8 million gallons of crude oil
779.1 million liters of crude oil

Other great conversion factors for the oil industry can be found here

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