Even though the family owns the property rights, the oil company owns the mineral rights. Figure that one out.
A system that uses biodiesel is a great to reuse waste oil and give you a source of fuel.
In this case, you’re going to make a lamp out of sardines and a twig.
Of course, a lantern will work better but if you don’t have one and can find a few soda cans around you can make a soda can lamp. You need soda cans, oil, and something to make a wick out of.
A stove that burns both waste oil and wood is a very practical stove. This is a great little project producing as much heat as you could want on almost free fuel.
If you are interested in your family’s health and if you like the idea of doing so more naturally; and you don’t want to waste time or money, consider using essential oils for many of your minor health issues.