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# How many gallons in a barrell of oil?

Updated: 9/13/2023

Wiki User

9y ago

There are 55 gallons in a drum and 42 gallons (1 U.S. gallon = 3.78541178 liters) in a barrel (i.e., 1 barrel = 158.9872948 liters).

Originally there were 40 gallons to a barrel. However, that was changed in the mid-19th century to give a little extra so consumers wouldn't feel "cheated."

A little over 19 gallons of gasoline can be refined from a barrel of oil. Other products (jet fuel, lubricants, etc.) make up the rest.

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12y ago

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9y ago

The unit barrel is used in the United States and Canada as a measure of oil. One oil barrel is equal to 42 US gallons.

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42 US gallons.

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By "gas", I assume you are asking about gasoline. A barrel of oil contains 42 US gallons, and produces approximately 19.5 gallons of gasoline. Other products are made from the rest of the oil. See link.

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