›› Measurement unit: barrel [US, petroleum]

Full name: barrel [US, petroleum]

Plural form: barrels

Symbol: bbl

Category type: volume

Scale factor: 0.1589872956


›› SI unit: cubic meter

The SI derived unit for volume is the cubic meter.
1 cubic meter is equal to 6.2898107438466 barrel [US, petroleum].


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›› 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.


›› Sample conversions: barrel [US, petroleum]

barrel [US, petroleum] to cup [Canada]
barrel [US, petroleum] to cubic millimetre
barrel [US, petroleum] to peck [US]
barrel [US, petroleum] to board foot
barrel [US, petroleum] to imperial gallon
barrel [US, petroleum] to liter
barrel [US, petroleum] to cord foot [timber]
barrel [US, petroleum] to cubic picometre
barrel [US, petroleum] to cubic yard
barrel [US, petroleum] to cubic cubit [ancient egypt]