# FAQ: How Many Btus In Gallon Fuel Oil?

## How many BTUs are in a gallon of #2 fuel oil?

Gasoline: 8.0 gal @125,000 Btu/gal. Fuel Oil #2: 7.194 gal @ 139,000 Btu/gal.

## How many BTUs are in a gallon of gasoline?

For example, conventional gasoline has an energy content of 116,090 Btus per gallon, while propane has an energy content of 84,250 Btus per gallon. As such, 1.38 gallons of propane has the same amount of energy as one gallon of conventional gasoline.

## How many Btus are in a barrel of oil?

A standard barrel of oil is 42 gallons of crude and equals 5.8 million Btu, while 100 cubic feet of natural gas comes in at 103,700 Btu.

## How many BTUs is jet fuel?

Jet fuel = 135,000 Btu/gallon.

## What has more BTU diesel or kerosene?

Kerosene also contains less BTU’s (British Thermal Units) than diesel fuel. This means that using kerosene leads to reduced fuel efficiency and engine performance. Specifically, kerosene has a BTU content of about 130,000 per gallon while diesel has an average of 140,000 per gallon.

## How many gallons of oil equal a cord of wood?

Wood: One full cord of wood has the heat value of 95 gallons of oil.

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## How many BTUs does it take to heat 1 gallon of water?

Water weighs 8.33 pounds per gallon so we can calculate that one gallon of water requires 8.33 BTU to raise the temperature 1ºF.

## What gas has highest BTU?

High-Btu natural gas contains higher concentrations of natural gas liquids (mostly ethane and some propane) that have higher heat content than methane. Pure ethane has a heat content of 1,770 Btu/cf and pure propane 2,516 Btu/cf.

## How many BTUs are in a gallon of ethane?

In this calculation we’ll use an ethane heat content of 66,500 BTU per gallon.

## How many BTUs are in vegetable oil?

2 diesel fuel typically contains about 140,000 BTU’s per gallon while vegetable oil and biodiesel contain about 130,000 BTU/gal.