Chinese factors:

 

low heat

conversion

high heat

average raw coal

GJ/t

20.93

0.93

22.51

standard coal equivalent

GJ/tce

29.31

0.93

31.52

oil

GJ/t

41.87

0.95

44.07

natural gas

GJ/tcm

38.98

0.90

43.31

Both tables courtesy of J.E. Sinton, Energy Analysis Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Multiplier Prefixes for use with International System of Units (SI) Prefixes

kilo = thousand = 103

mega = million = 106

giga = billion = 109

tera = trillion = 1012

peta = quadrillion = 1015

exa = quantrillion = 1018

Adapted from EIA, Annual Review of Energy 1997

Abbreviations

Quad = quadrillion (1015) British thermal units (Btu)

mtce = million ton of coal equivalent

mtoe = million ton of oil equivalent

boe = barrel of oil equivalent

One barrel of oil = 0.136 tons of oil

One short ton (2000 lbs.) = 0.907 metric tons

One cubic foot = 0.0283 cubic meters



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