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British Thermal Unit

The energy needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. It is used in the United Kingdom, the United States, and a few other countries to measure the energy used by appliances like heaters and air conditioners. In the metric system, the equivalent of the British thermal unit is the joule. It is abbreviated BTU.

British thermal unit (BTU)

A unit of measure of heat,used in rating the capacity of air conditioning and heating equipment.One BTU is the amount of energy necessary to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit.
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05 per million British Thermal Units actually gathered through the pipeline.
A therm is measurement of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units.
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NWP) today filed an amended application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting certificate authorization to expand its mainline natural gas transmission system by 62,175 million British Thermal Units per day (MMBtu/d).
TEP's projection of a 23-percent increase in 2009 assumes a natural gas cost of $7 per million British Thermal Units (mmBtu), which equates to a wholesale power price of approximately $60 per megawatt hour (MWh).
The government has agreed to raise the GIDS on fertilizer from Rs 197 per Million British Thermal units (MMBTU) to Rs 300 per MMBTU and from Rs 50 per MMBTU to Rs 100 for industrial units.
Bituminous coal is the most plentiful, with a moisture content less than 20 percent, and heat values that range from 8,000 to 14,000 British Thermal Units (BTUs) per pound.
On the plus side for equities is the oil sector, which is sliding lower after near-term natural gas futures dropped below $8 per million British Thermal Units, losing more than three percent.
In the existing economic environment GAIL cannot find customers for gas even at around $15 per million metric British thermal units (mmBtu), as against previous sales at $20 per mmBtu.

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