Brandon Oil Company recently purchased oil and natural gas reserves in a remote part of Alaska for $1,850,000. Brandon spent $10,000,000 preparing the oil for extraction from the ground. Brandon estimates that 108,000,000 barrels of oil will be extracted from the ground. The land has a residual value of $20,000. During 2011, 15,000,000 barrels are extracted from the ground.
Calculate the amount of depletion taken in 2011.