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A collection of measurement calculators for you to use. Coal, electricity, gas and oil.

Coal Conversion Calculator

Short Tons

Btu

Megajoules

Metric Tons

1 Short Ton = 19,988,000 Btu (based on U.S. consumption, 2008)

Electricity Conversion Calculator

KilowattHours

Btu

Megajoules

Million Calories

1 KilowattHour = 3,412 Btu

Natural Gas Conversion Calculator

Cubic Feet

Btu

Megajoules

Cubic Meters

1 Cubic Foot = 1,028 Btu (based on U.S. consumption, 2008);
1 therm = 100,000 Btu;
1 terajoule = 1,000,000 megajoules

Crude Oil Conversion Calculator

Barrels

Btu

Megajoules

Metric tons*

1 Barrel = 42 U.S. gallons = 5,800,000 Btu (based on U.S. production, 2008) *Note: This is the average number of metric tons per barrel of crude oil used in the United States. The actual number of metric tons per barrel will be different for different types of crude oil. Think of it like a glass of syrup weighing more than the same sized glass of soda.

Gasoline Conversion Calculator

Gallons

Btu

Megajoules

Metric Tons

1 Gallon = 124,000 Btu (rounded to nearest 1,000) (based on U.S. consumption, 2008)

Diesel & Heating Oil Conversion Calculator

Gallons

Btu

Megajoules

Metric Tons

1 Gallon = 139,000 Btu (rounded to nearest 1,000)

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