Fossil Fuel Resources. Dennis Silverman Physics and Astronomy U C Irvine. I. Future of Fossil Fuels. Petroleum Natural Gas Coal Oil Shale and Tar Sands CO 2 Emissions. Fossil Fuel Energy Units. The Quad is 10 15 Btu (British Thermal Units)
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100 x 1015 / 5.8 x 106 = 17 x 109 bbl
or 17 billion barrels of oil.