Barrel of oil equivalent conversions
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About barrel of oil equivalent
The barrel of oil equivalent is a unit of energy equal to approximately 6.1178632 × 109 joules (1 BOE = 6.1178632 × 109 J), the SI derived unit of energy.
The barrel of oil equivalent (BOE) is also equal to 6.1178632 × 106 kilojoules (kJ), or 6,117.8632 megajoules (MJ), or 6.1178632 gigajoules (GJ), or 5.7986154807 × 106 British thermal units (IT) (BTU), or 3.2214530448 × 106 Celsius heat units (IT) (CHU), or 1.4622043977 × 106 kilocalories (thermochemical) (kcal) or 1,699.406444444 kilowatt hours (kWh).
The barrel of oil equivalent is the approximate energy that results by burning one barrel of crude oil. The oil barrel is a unit of volume or capacity equal to 42 US gallons or 0.158987295 cubic meters.
Plural: barrels of oil equivalent