Weight Of Gallon Of Gasoline

Gallon Of Gas

In the United States, it is known as gasoline while in Europe it is called petrol.

Gasoline is a petroleum based liquid that helps power aircraft, trains, boats, cars, trucks and various types of machinery.

Basically, gasoline is a daily necessity to keep the world moving.

So, how much does a gallon of gasoline weigh?

An average gallon of gasoline will weigh 6.3 pounds (2.85 kg). That’s less than the weight of water which weighs 8.4 pounds.

It will normally take over 40 gallons of refined crude oil to produce about 20 gallons of gasoline.

Once the crude oil has been refined to produce gasoline a lot of additives are then added. Different countries will have different additives for different reasons, for example, engine optimization.

As a result of the different additives, it is not possible to know the exact density of gasoline. However, some countries will have a specific range when it comes to the density.

The world biggest consumer of petroleum is the United States. Over 300 million gallons are consumed daily.

The price of gasoline is around 50% less in the United States than Europe.

Norway has the highest gas prices in the world.

~ Fun Fact ~
In Turkmenistan, all car drivers are provided with 120 liters of free gasoline each month.


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