A Cubic Mile of Oil: Realities and Options for Averting the Looming Global Energy Crisis by Hewitt Crane, Edwin Kinderman and Ripudaman Malhotra
English | July 15, 2010 | ISBN-10: 0195325540 | 328 pages | PDF | 3 Mb
One cubic mile of oil (CMO) corresponds very closely to the world's current total annual consumption of crude oil. The world's total annual energy consumption - from all energy sources- is currently 3.0 CMO. By the middle of this century the world will need between 6 and 9 CMO of energy per year to provide for its citizens.