# FAQ: How Much Does 1 Gallon Of Fuel Oil Weigh?

## How much does Number 2 fuel oil weigh per gallon?

#2 fuel oil (which I deliver) weighs approximately 7.2 pounds per gallon. Red dyed diesel fuel sometimes is rebranded as #2 fuel oil (heating oil) because the specs overlap.

## How much does a gallon of heavy fuel oil weigh?

The heavy (C20+) hydrocarbons condense between 340–400 °C (644–752 °F). Heating oil produces 138,500 British thermal units per US gallon (38.6 MJ/l) and weighs 8.2 pounds per US gallon (0.95 kg/l).

## What does 1 gallon of fuel weigh?

According to the Science and Technology Desk Reference, a U.S. gallon of Gas weighs 6.1 pounds and an Imperial Gallon weighs 7.2 pounds. To give you a clearer idea of just how much that is, here are a few things to keep in mind: 1. A gallon of gas is lighter than a gallon of water.

## How much does a 275 gallon oil tank weigh full?

Their 275 gallon Tough Tank (12 Ga. single-wall) is 279 lbs. Their 330 gallon model is 320 lbs. Ballpark to install a 275-gallon tank above-ground is around \$2,200.00.

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## What is the heaviest liquid per gallon?

Answer to the weight question posted above: Water is the heaviest at 8.3 pounds per gallon. The other liquids weigh: diesel (7.1 pounds per gallon), and propane (4.0 pounds per gallon).

## How much does a 44 gallon drum of oil weigh?

Including the drum, that’s between 439 and 454.7 lbs per drum. Heavy crude oil will weigh over 421.85 lbs, and West Canadian Select will weigh about 425.46 lbs. Meanwhile, extra heavy crude will weigh over 458 lbs.

## What weighs more a gallon of milk or water?

A gallon is a measurement of volume and density is directly proportional to the mass of a fixed volume. Milk is about 87% water and contains other substances that are heavier than water, excluding fat. A gallon of milk is heavier than a gallon of water.

## How heavy is a gallon of milk?

A gallon of milk weighs 8.6 lb, and a quart of milk weighs 2.15 lb.

## What weighs more water or fuel?

Gasoline floats on water which means that water has a higher density than gasoline. The weight of one gallon of commonly used fuel, like that of gasoline, is six pounds. To put this into context with water, a gallon of water weighs about 8.4 pounds.

## How heavy is an empty 500 gallon oil tank?

You can expect an average 500 gallon propane tank weight to be about 2,876 pounds (1,305 kg) when full. This includes both the weight of the tank and the propane inside. An empty 500 gallon propane tank weighs about 1,180 pounds (535 kg). Liquid propane weighs 4.24 lbs/gallon (1.92 kg/gallon).