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For the purpose of calculating $/106 Btu, use the conversion factors given
here:
ENERGY CONVERSION FACTORS
Crude Oil
British
Energy Content of Fuels
Equiv.,  Thermal Units Kilowatt-
Barrels (1)  (Btuh)(2)  Hours (kwh)
Anthracite coal, short ton
4.38
28,300,000
7440.0
Bituminous coal, short ton
4.24
24,580,000
7240.0
Average coal, short ton
24,020,000
7040.0
Automotive gasoline, gallon
0.0216
125,000
36.6
Aviation gasoline, gallon
0.0216
125,000
36.6
Jet fuel kerosene type, gallon
0.0234
135,000
39.5
Jet fuel naptha type, gallon
0.0219
127,000
37.2
Kerosene, gallon
0.0234
135,000
39.5
Diesel oil, gallon
0.0239
138,700
40.7
Distillate fuel oil (No. 2), gallon
0.0239
138,700
40.7
(3) Distillate fuel oil (No. 2), barrel
1.004
5,825,000
1707.0
Residual fuel oil, gallon
0.0258
149,700
43.9
(3) Residual fuel oil, barrel
1.084
6,287,000
1843.0
Natural gas, standard cubic foot (SCF),
0.000178
1,031
0.302
One therm = 105 Btu
Liquified petroleum gas,
SCF
2,522
(including propane and butane)
GAL
95,000
Electricity, Btu of fuel consumed at
0.0020
11,600
3.40
fossil fuel power plant per kwh deli-
vered to consumer (Assume 10.536 Btu/kwh
station heat rate for all stations.
9% line loss as reported for 1971 by
Edison Electric Institute.)
Steam, Btu of fuel consumed at boiler
0.00019
1,390
0.407
plant per pound of steam delivered to
consumer (Assume 1000 Btu/lb of steam
generated.  82% boiler efficiency and
12% line loss.)
NOTES:
(1)
Converted from Department of Interior (DOI) figures using 5.80 x 106
Btu/bbl crude oil (42 gal/bbl).
(2)
This Btu column is based on DOI conversion factors of 22 August 1973.
(3)
Used in the DOD Matrix II Report RCS DD-I&L (AR&Q) 1284.
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