 # Energy Volume & Weight

The charts below illustrate various fuels’ energy, volume & weight.

#### Energy

Fuel BTU/Gallon
Bunker Fuel 153,000 per bunker fuel gallon
Diesel (DGE) 139,000 DGE = Diesel Gallon Equivalent
Gasoline (GGE) 125,000 per gasoline gallon
CNG (GGE) 125,000 GGE = Gasoline Gallon Equivalent
Propane 91,300 per propane gallon
LNG 82,000 per LNG gallon
Ethanol 76,000 per ethanol gallon

#### Weight

 Diesel 7.09 lbs/Gallon CNG 5.66 lbs/GGE LNG 3.49 lbs/Gallon Water 8.34 lbs/Gallon

#### CNG

 1 Cubic Foot = 1,000 BTU (typical value) 100 Cubic Feet = 1C cubic feet = 0.1M cf = 1 Therm = 100,000 BTU 1 mmBTU = 1,000,000 BTU = 10 Therms = 1 dth (dekatherm) = 1 mcf 1 Therm = 100,000 BTU 1.25 Therms = 1 GGE = 1 CNG Gallon = 125,000 BTU 1.39 Therms = 1 DGE = 139,000 BTU 8 GGE = 1 mmBTU 1 GGE = 125 standard cubic feet (scf)

#### LNG

 1 LNG Gallon = 82,000 BTU 1 DGE = 139,000 BTU 1.7 LNG Gallons = 1 DGE (139k/82k) 1.5 LNG Gallons = 1 GGE (125k/82k) 12.2 LNG Gallons = 1 mmBTU 7.19 DGE = 1 mmBTU (1mm / 139k) 10 LNG Gallons = 5.9 DGE (10/1.7) 1 DGE = 139 scf

#### Conversions

GGE to DGE DGE to GGE 1 GGE = 0.899 DGE (125/139) 1 DGE = 1.112 GGE 10 Therms = 8 GGE (10/1.25) 10 Therms = 7.19 DGE (10/1.39) \$0.50/Therm = \$0.40/GGE (\$0.50 / 1.25) \$0.50/Therm = \$0.36/DGE (\$0.50 / 1.39) 10 GGE = 12.5 Therms (10 x 1.25) 10 DGE = 13.9 Therms  (10x 1.39) \$0.40/GGE = \$0.50/Therm (\$0.40 x 1.25) \$0.36/Therm = \$0.50/Therm (\$0.36/1.39)