British thermal unit

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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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The proposed BTU tax could both reduce state and local sales and severance tax revenues and, because the tax, as proposed, provides no exemption for cities and towns, increase municipal gas and energy bills.
The lowest offer into East Asia for the second half of April was recorded at $7.100/m BTUs on Feb.
Corn has about 500,000 BTU per bushel and propane has about 100,000 BTU per gallon, hence a 5 to 1 ratio.
The BTU would not only affect every city directly, but also indirectly through the impacts on citizens and businesses.
According to the website of BP, the contract with Sempra allowed the UK major to divert 50% of the LNG to other markets, provided that the other buyers were willing to pay $1/m BTUs more than the US company's price.
Carrier is launching Solitaire Energy Star models in five capacities from 5,000 to 12,000 BTUs. All have electronic and remote controls, three-speed fan, four-way air discharge and easily removed rigid mesh filter; the 8,000, 10,000 and 12,000 also offer fresh air/exhaust.
Grinnel officials therefore postulated that if reducing the preheat level led to a slag reduction, there would also be very little increase in kWH/ton, even though there would be fewer BTUs in the scrap.
500,000 t/d to Tokyo Gas with a price in 2008 put at $20/m BTUs based on a crude oil price above $100/b - a BPMigas (SKKMigas' predecessor) executive then said if the crude oil price was below $100, the LNG would be invoiced at $18/m BTUs.
Fedders will add five Energy Star models from 5,000 to 18,000 BTUs, each with a 10.7 EER, electronic and remote controls, as Fedders, Emerson Quiet Kool, Maytag and Airtemp units.
Local and foreign companies based in Saudi Arabia say they are prepared to see the domestic natural gas price doubled to $1.50/m BTUs in 2013, after decades of a $0.75/m BTUs level.
Ductless split systems run from 7,000 to 36,000 BTUs. Fedders also licensed the Maytag name for upscale machines.
gas remaining a low of $2.63/m BTUs compared with a Henry Hub spot price of $2.50/m BTUs, while Dated Brent crude closed at $90.37/b.
Six GC sizes from 5,000 to 12,000 BTUs offer sound reduction.
26, 2002, with the price being re-negotiated; up to 0.6m t/y to K-Power in South Korea at $3.50/m BTUs; 0.55m t/y to POSCO of South Korea at $3.36m BTUs, under a 25-year deal signed in 2005 - but BP is already supplying POSCO with LNG from elsewhere; 3.6m t/y to Sempra Energy LNG Marketing Corp of the US for a terminal in Mexico, under a 20-year contract with the price put at $5.94/m BTUs; and 500,000 t/d to Tokyo Gas with a price in 2008 put at $20/m BTUs based on a crude oil price above $100/b; a BPMigas executive then said if the crude oil price was below $100, the LNG would be invoiced at $18/m BTU.