How many cu cm in 1 barrel [US, petroleum]?
The answer is 158987.2956.
We assume you are converting between cubic centimetre and barrel [US, petroleum].
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barrel [US, petroleum]
The SI derived unit for volume is the cubic meter.
1 cubic meter is equal to 1000000 cu cm, or 6.2898107438466 barrel [US, petroleum].
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A cubic centimetre (cm3) is equal to the volume of a cube with side length of 1 centimetre. It was the base unit of volume of the CGS system of units, and is a legitimate SI unit. It is equal to a millilitre (ml).

The colloquial abbreviations cc and ccm are not SI but are common in some contexts. It is a verbal shorthand for "cubic centimetre". For example 'cc' is commonly used for denoting displacement of car and motorbike engines "the Mini Cooper had a 1275 cc engine". In medicine 'cc' is also common, for example "100 cc of blood loss".

››Definition: Barrel

This unit is used in North America for crude oil or other petroleum products. Elsewhere oil is more commonly measured in cubic metres (m³) and less commonly in tonnes. The Standard Oil Company shipped its oil in barrels that always contained exactly 42 U.S. gallons.

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