Total yearly crude oil usage per US household =
   20,698,000 Barrels Per Day (DOE data for 2007) X 365 days X 42 Gallons per Barrel / 113,879,801 US Households = 2792 Gallons

Total yearly US crude oil production per US household =
   1,875 Millions of Barrels (DOE data for 2006) X 42 Gallons per Barrel / 113,879,801 US Households = 692 Gallons

Current "proved" US oil reserves per US household =
   20,972 Millions of Barrels (DOE data for 2006) X 42 Gallons per Barrel / 113,879,801 US Households = 7735 Gallons

Estimated recoverable oil reserves available in off-shore US locations currently off limits to exploration per US household =
   18,000 Millions of Barrels (Mineral Management Service) X 42 Gallons per Barrel / 113,879,801 US Households = 6639 Gallons

Total amount of crude oil in the Artic National Wildlife Reserve (currently off limits to exploration) (gallons per family) =
   10,400 Millions of Barrels (DOE data for 2007) X 42 Gallons per Barrel / 113,879,801 US Households = 3836 Gallons

If 100% of US crop land was used, total possible yearly ethanol production from corn or switchgrass (per US household) =
   450 Million Acres X 350 Gallons per acre / 113,879,801 US Households = 1076 Gallons

Total possible yearly ethanol production from converting all the broadleaf leaves in US forests (per household) =
   364 Million Acre (US Forest Service) X 1.2 Tons per acre X 100 Gallons per ton / 113,879,801 US Households = 384 Gallons

Total acres required to generate 100% of the US oil requirements from biodiesel algae grown in ponds or clear enclosures.  =
   20,698,000 Barrels Per Day X 365 days X 42 Gallons per Barrel / 5000 Gallons per acre / 640 Acres per Sq-mile = 99,156 Sq-Miles

Cost to build facilities to generate 100% of the US oil requirements from biodiesel algae (per US household).  =
   99,156 Sq-Miles x 27.88 Million Sq-Ft per Sq-Mile X $10 Construction Cost per Sq-Ft  / 113,879,801 US Households = $242,753

Estimated oil reserves in the oil shale deposits in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah (currently not commercial)(per US household) =
   1800 Billion Barrels X 42 Gallons per Barrel / 113,879,801 US Households = 15,806,139 Gallons

Recoverable coal reserves if half were converted to liquid fuels (The other 50% would be left for traditional uses.)(per US household) =
   271,875 Million Tons X 50% X 70% Coal to Liquid Conversion X 2000 lbs per ton / 6.2 lbs per gallon / 113,879,801 = 269,543 Gallons
 
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