Friday, October 14, 2011

"Ten Halloween Facts That Lead Back To Energy"

We last visited Energy Burrito in ""Ten Tenuous Ryder Cup Links to Energy""
Here's EB:
With Halloween coming up, let’s take a look at ten scary Halloween facts, and how their numbers leave a trail of blood back to our dearly beloved energy complex:

2) 16% of adult Halloweeners dress up as a witch each year.
(This is the same amount, in Bcf, that industrial demand consumes of natural gas each day).

4) 28 million Halloween cards are sent each year.
(28% of energy used for industry and manufacturing is from natural gas).

6) Chocolate is the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters, with Snickers #1.
(Unaware of this fact, I referred to the oil market as being ‘more nutty than a Snickers bar’ in last week’s burrito bites. As a sidenote, In my extensive research for this post I read conflicting information to say Reece’s Peanut butter cups were #1. Either way, both are nutty so is a moot point)....Seven MORE