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Old 05-31-2018, 09:50 AM   #1905 (permalink)
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Your point was one can't even come close to ever replacing liquid fuel for heavy equipment.
I gave you the links that prove otherwise.
Citing total oil consumption is just a way of diverting the issue. Only a very small part of it is used for this kind of heavy equipment.

Since you were referring to earth movers:
https://www.forconstructionpros.com/...er-fuel-prices
Quote:
Advanced Powertrains Generate ROI Even When Fuel Prices Trend Lower
The focus for advanced powertrains and hybrid drive systems in today's construction equipment looks beyond fuel economy to increased performance and ease of operation.
You said donkeys? Why did you bring them up?
Hybrid and electric systems will replace fossil fuel systems because they are flat out better suited for the job.

Anyway...
https://www.quora.com/How-much-oil-i...y-in-the-world
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25,739,700,000 lbs or 11,699,863,636 kg is the weight of the oil extracted from the ground each day!! 26 billion pounds! ...
Now a barrel contains about 127 kg of oil. So the global daily oil production is only about 93 million barrels a day.
The difference is 7 million barrels daily, way more than all the heavy equipment in the world combined uses. Problem solved
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