We Use How Much Oil Per Second? (Video) : TreeHugger: "40,000 gal/sec look like? Click through to see.
You can check out a brief rundown of the numbers by Harry over at Harryhammer's Blog, but here's his description of how he came to choose the video below to illustrate our worldwide oil usage.
Imagine a river of oil.
I thought it might interesting to see just how much oil we are talking about here, so I compared the amount of oil that we are currently burning in the world to the amount of water that flows in various waterfalls."