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1 cubic foot of natural gas 1,000 Btu’s
1 imperial gallon of #2 fuel oil 165,000 Btu’s
1 imperial gallon of #6 fuel oil 180,000 Btu’s
1 imperial gallon of propane 110,000 Btu’s

 

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m3 of natural gas
" Mcf of natural gas 0.035494
" equivalent kWh 10.395
" Btu 35,494
" Imperial gallons of # 2 fuel oil 0.215
" Litres of # 2 fuel oil 0.977
" Imperial gallons of # 6 fuel oil 0.197
" Liters of propane 1.467
   
Mcf of natural gas
" m3 of natural gas 28.174
" equivalent kWh 292.88
" Btu 1,000,000
" Imperial gallons of # 2 fuel oil 6,061
" Litres of # 2 fuel oil 27.55
" Imperial gallons of # 6 fuel oil 5.556
   
Equivalent
" Mcf of natural gas 0.003414
" m3 of natural gas 0.0962
" Btu 3,414.4
" Imperial gallons of # 2 fuel oil 0.0207
" Litres of # 2 fuel oil 0.0941
" Imperial gallons of # 6 fuel oil 0.019
   
Imperial gallons of # 2 fuel oil
"   Mcf of natural gas 0.165
"   m3 of natural gas 4.65
"   equivalent kWh 48.33
"   Btu 165,000
"   Litres of # 2 fuel oil 4.546
"   Imperial gallons of # 6 fuel oil 0.917
   
Litres of #2 fuel oil
"   Mcf of natural gas 0.0363
"   m3 of natural gas 1.023
"   equivalent kWh 10.63
"   Btu 36,296
"   Imperial gallons of # 6 fuel oil 0.2017
   
Litres of propane
"   Mcf of natural gas   0.0242
"   m3 of natural gas 0.6818
"   equivalent kWh   7.0859
"   Btu   24,200
"   Imperial gallons of # 6 fuel oil 0.1343