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Q: "btu oil and natural gas" ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: "btu oil and natural gas"
Category: Science > Earth Sciences
Asked by: carlyle-ga
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Posted: 06 Oct 2004 23:30 PDT
Expires: 05 Nov 2004 22:30 PST
Question ID: 411404
what is the btu comparison of natural gas and  crude oil?
Subject: Re: "btu oil and natural gas"
Answered By: skermit-ga on 07 Oct 2004 05:18 PDT
Crude oils have 18,300-19,500 BTU/lb and liquified natural gas (LNG)
22,300 BTU/lb. A more robust table appears below, along with web

           Rough gross values in Btu per lb
        Crude oils              18,300-19,500
        Gasolines                      20,500
        Kerosines                      19,800
        Benzole                        18,100
        Ethyl alcohol                  11,600
        Gas oils                       19,200
        Fuel oils (bunker)             18,300
        Coal (bituminous)       10,200-14,600
        LNG                            22,300
        LPG (butane)                   21,300

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