Modern Marvels

Season 15 Episode 25

Secrets of Oil

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jul 31, 2008 on The History Channel

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    • Roughly 9% of every oil barrel's output is jet fuel, and the airline industry burns through 19 billion gallons of it annually. Add just one penny to its cost per gallon and the airline expenses soar more than $180 million.