Energy Unit Conversions

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Barrel (of oil)= 42 gallons = 5.6146 cubic feet, 1 Bbl = 5,800,000 Btu
Thousand cubic feet (of natural gas), 1 Mcf = 1,000,000 Btu. In the case of natural gas, "M" is the Roman numeral for thousand and "MM" would indicate a thousand thousand, or million.

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