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One dozen tankers anchored in Delaware Bay. Hmmmm.
Assume each tanker is rated at 100,000 Dead Weight Tons.
Assume each is carrying crude so that one ton equals 6.5 barrels.
Then, those 12 ships are carrying 7.8 million barrels.
US uses 18,690,000 barrels per day (as of 2009, anyway).
Therefore, these 12 ships are carrying 10 hours worth of US consumption.
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