27 April 2010
20 MILLION BARRELS of OIL per DAY!
The United States uses almost 20 million barrels of oil EVERY DAY, 365 days a year, more than twice as much as the next largest consumer, China, and more than four times as much as the third largest consumer, Japan.
Here's a list of the other top 9 countries in terms of their oil usage.
In this chapter of our Chemistry book, learn how to make GASOLINE, DIESEL fuel, JET fuel, NATURAL gas, HEATING oil, TAR and ASPHALT, and how to use FRACTIONAL DISTILLATION and CATALYTIC CRACKING to separate petroleum into all of these important chemicals:
READ this chapter from our Chemistry book: http://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0ARNbGsVH1evCZGQ5MjluM2dfMTg1NmdzejRmZzk&hl=en