Useful
Conversion Measures 
PETROLEUM WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 

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Fuel oil 
Diesel oil 

Barrels (petroleum) 
Tons (long) 
0.1516 
0.1338 
Gallons (U.S.) 
Pounds 
8.087 
7.134 
Gallons (U.S.) 
Tons (long) 
0.003610 
0.003185 
Pounds 
Gallons (U.S.) 
0.1237 
0.1402 
Tons (long) 
Barrels (petroleum) 
6.595 
7.476 
Tons (long) 
Gallons (US.) 
277 
314 
(A): These conversion factors are all based on the entries in the last line (tonsgallons), which assume for fuel oil a specific gravity of 0.9708 at 60°/60° F., and for Diesel oil a specific gravity of 0.8566 at 60°/60° F. 
CONSUMPTION RATES 


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To 
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Barrels (petroleum) per day 
Gallon (IT.8.) per hour 
1.75 (exact figure) 
Gallon (U.S.) per hour 
Barrels (petroleum) per day 
0.57143 
WEIGHTS 


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Kilograms 
Pounds 
2.20462 
Pounds 
Kilograms 
0.453592 
Tons (long) 
Kilograms 
1,013.047 
Tons (long) 
Pounds 
2,240 (Exact) 
Tons (long) 
Tons (metric) 
1.01605 
Tons (metric) 
Tons (short) 
1.12 
Tons (metric) 
Kilograms 
1,000 (Exact) 
Tons (metric) 
Pounds 
2,204.6223 
Tons (metric) 
Tons (long) 
0.98421 
Tons (metric) 
Tons (short) 
1.10231 
Tons (short) 
Kilograms 
907.185 
Tons (short) 
Pounds 
2,000 (Exact) 
Tons (short) 
Tons (long) 
0.892867 
Tons (short) 
Tons (metric) 
0.907185 
MEASURES 


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Barrels (petroleum) 
Cubic feet 
5.61458 
Barrels (petroleum) 
Gallons (U.S.) 
42 (Exact figure) 
Barrels (petroleum) 
Liters 
158.984 
Cubic feet 
Barrels (petroleum) 
0.17811 
Cubic feet 
Gallons (Imperial) 
6.2288 
Cubic feet 
Gallons (U.S.) 
7.4805 
Cubic feet 
Liters 
28.316 
Cubic inches 
Gallons (Imperial) 
0.003605 
Cubic inches 
Gallons (U.S.) 
0.004329 
Cubic inches 
Liters 
0.01639 
Cubic meters 
Gallons (Imperial) 
219.97 
Cubic meters 
Gallons (U.S.) 
264.17 
Cubic meters 
Liters 
999.97 
Gallons (Imperial) 
Cubic feet 
0.16054 
Gallons (Imperial) 
Cubic inches 
277.42 
Gallons (Imperial) 
Cubic meters 
0.0045461 
Gallons (Imperial) 
Gallons (U.S.) 
1.20094 
Gallons (Imperial) 
Liters 
4.54609 
Gallons (U.S.) 
Barrels (petroleum) 
0.0238095 
Gallons (U.S.) 
Cubic feet 
0.133681 
Gallons (U.S.) 
Cubic feet 
231 (Exact figure) 
Gallons (U.S.) 
Cubic meters 
0.00378543 
Gallons (U.S.) 
Gallons (Imperial) 
0.83268 
Gallons (U.S.) 
Liters 
3.78533 
Liters 
Barrels (petroleum) 
0.00628995 
Liters 
Cubic feet 
0.035315 
Liters 
Cubic inches 
61.025 
Liters 
Cubic meters 
0.00100003 
Liters 
Gallons (Imperial) 
0.219975 
Liters 
Gallons (U.S.) 
0.264178 