British thermal unit


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Synonyms for British thermal unit

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure

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Mounting government pressure has begun to pay off, with Kogas, the biggest consumer of gas from Yemen, agreeing to pay nearly $14 per million British thermal units (mmBtu).
34 per million British thermal units for 17 years, Mukul Rohatgi, counsel for Reliance Natural, said June 15.
Prices of the cleaner-burning fuel have increased sevenfold in the last five years to a record $20 per million British thermal units while the rate of global project approvals last year missed forecasts, adding to concerns that supply will be insufficient to meet demand.
52 per million British thermal units and supported the whole energy complex.
The double burners generate 30 million British thermal units (BTUs) per hour and the wicker passenger basket also holds three 15-gallon propane tanks and instruments.
company is currently designing a process that could cut energy consumption at pulp and paper mills by as much as 600 million British thermal units (BTU) per day.
Crosstex has committed to contract for 150,000 million British thermal units (MMBtus) per day of firm transportation capacity on Gulf Crossing Pipeline for an initial term of 10 years following commencement of service.
US natural-gas prices have for months been below $4 per million British thermal units, down from nearly $14 per million British thermal units in July 2008.
The fuel cube, a block measuring roughly 1 inch by 2 inches, is marketed by Balcones as burning cleaner than coal at a comparable British thermal units (BTU) output, but priced more comparably to wood.
The Trunkline LNG facility has a regasification capacity of 700,000 million British thermal units per day and three 95,400 cubic meters storage tanks.
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