The average American uses 0.0068672 barrels of oil per day. This means that 68.672 barrels of oil are consumed by 1,000 Americans daily. Here is a site that ranks countries by their oil use: http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/ene_oil_con_percap-energy-oil-consumption-per-capita
The average American uses approximately 2.28 gallons of oil per day.
The answer .006 barrels per day per American is off by a factor of 10 – at 19,000,000 barrels per day total US consumption, and population 307,000,000, the per person average is about 0.06 barrels per day per person, x 42 gallons per barrel = 2.6 gallons per day per person.
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