U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
How many gallons of diesel fuel and gasoline are made from one barrel of oil?
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 2014. Many other petroleum products are also refined from crude oil. Refinery yields of individual products vary from month to month as refiners focus operations to meet demand for different products and to maximize profits.
Last updated: September 14, 2015
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