# US oil production was 10,619,000 barrels per day in the last week of April, the most for any one week. A barrel is 119.24 liters. How much oil was produced per second? Come up with an object with a comparable volume to give your answer context.

##### 2 Answers

I can answer the first question..

#### Explanation:

10,619,000 barrels are produced every 24 hours (one day). To find out how much was produced in 1 hour, we need to divide.

Lets round the answer to something more usable.

Every hour,

Now we need to divide

Round the answer..

Every minute

Divide by the number of seconds in a minute.. (60)

Round the answer to get

Every second,

(someone check if i'm right)

Each barrel is 119.24 litres

An object 3.5 m by 2.1 m by 2 m would have a volume of 14.7