Since we've started reporting more heavily on the solutions side of the global warming issue, DSBlog readers have been asking lately for more information on North American oil consumption. When people say the US is addicted to oil, they aren't kidding, here's some oil consumption facts from the US Energy Information Administration:
US Petroleum Consumption per day: over 20 million barrels per day (one barrel = 42 gallons)
US Motor gasoline consumption per day: over 9 million barrels per day (384 million gallons)
Share of US oil consumption for transportation: 69%
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