For years, measures were advanced that were called gallons per day. While gallons per day is a nice term, it has had its ups and downs. The more accurate method of reporting was in terms of barrels per day. The table below shows the oil-dependent relations of the pieces of legislation.

The last four years have seen record high levels of spilled oil. The following chart reflects the last 35 years of hours based on spill volume for oil. As of December 26, 2008, 6add127376 abicha