EnergyMeasures and Measurement |
Energy Unit Equivalent |
- 10 therms of dry natural gas
- 11 gallons of propane
- 2 months of the dietary intake of a laborer
1 quadrillion BTU of energy 45 million short tons of coal
- 60 million short tons of oven-dried hardwood
- 1 trillion cubic feet of dry natural gas
- 170 million barrels of crude oil
- 470 thousand barrels of crude oil per day for 1 year
1 barrel of crude oil 5.6 thousand cubic feet of dry natural gas
- 0.26 short tons (520 pounds) of coal
- 1,700 kilowatt-hours of electricity
1 short ton of coal 3.8 barrels of crude oil
- 21,000 cubic feet of dry natural gas
- 6,500 kilowatt-hours of electricity
1,000 cubic feet of natural gas 0.18 barrels (7.4 gallons) of crude oil
- 0.05 short tons (93 pounds) of coal
- 300 kilowatt-hours of electricity
1,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity 0.59 barrels of crude oil
- 0.15 short tons (310 pounds) of coal
- 3,300 cubic feet of dry natural gas
Notes: One quadrillion equals 1,000,000,000,000,000. One therm equals 100,000 BTUs.