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Energy Conversion Factors Rev 0
TCE TCOE TFOE TGE NG (10)6 (10)9 (10)9 MWh (2) BCOE
(10)3 m3 BTU Cal J
Tons of Coal equiv TCE 1.000 0.640 0.660 0.620 0.760 27.300 6.900 28.800 17.800 4.707
Tons of Crude Oil equiv TCOE 1.570 1.000 1.040 0.980 1.200 43.000 10.800 45.400 28.100 7.414
Tons of Fuel Oil equiv TFOE 1.510 0.960 1.000 0.940 1.160 41.400 10.400 43.700 26.800 7.138
Tons of Gasoline equiv TGE 1.610 1.030 1.070 1.000 1.220 44.100 11.100 48.300 28.700 7.603
Thousands. cu. m. Nat Gas NG (10)3 m3 1.130 0.830 0.860 0.820 1.000 35.700 9.000 37.700 23.400 6.155
Million BTU (10)6 BTU 0.037 0.023 0.024 0.023 0.028 1.000 0.250 1.055 0.065 0.172
Million Kg Calories (10)9 Cal 0.145 0.093 0.096 0.090 0.111 3.970 1.000 4.190 2.580 0.684
Giga Joules (10)9 J 0.035 0.022 0.023 0.022 0.027 0.948 0.240 1.000 0.620 0.163
Megawatt-hours (1) MWh 0.125 0.079 0.083 0.078 0.095 3.410 0.860 3.600 N/A 0.588
TOE (lEA Conversion Unit) 1.450 0.920 0.960 0.900 1.110 39.680 10.000 41.870 25.800 6.841
Steam,                   approx 10 Tons 1.310 0.830 0.870 0.820 1.010 36.000 9.000 38.000 23.300 6.207
Barrels of Crude Oil equiv (3) BCOE 0.212 0.135 0.140 0.132 0.162 5.800 1.461 6.118 1.701 1.000
NOTES
(1)  100% conversion 
(2)  At ~ 45% thermal efficiency
(3)  At 5.8 Million Btu(HHV)/BBL

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