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- Gigajoules to
**Barrels of Oil Equivalent**- approx. 5.8 x 10
^{6}BTU_{59°F}

- approx. 5.8 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Billion Barrels of Oil Equivalent**- Approximate energy equivalent of a billion barrels of oil, varies by oil grade. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a barrel contains 5.8 million btu (59° f). 1 BBOE = 6117863200000000000 Joules.

- Gigajoules to
**Billion Electron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a billion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. Billion electron volts is an old term equivalent to Gigaelectron volts. 1 Billion electron volts (BeV) = 0.000 000 000 160 217 6565 joules (J).

- Gigajoules to
**British Thermal Units**- Most common use of term BTU in everyday language. Energy required to raise the temperature of 1lb of water by 1°F. Approximately 1.05505585262 x 10
^{3}Joules (SI).

- Most common use of term BTU in everyday language. Energy required to raise the temperature of 1lb of water by 1°F. Approximately 1.05505585262 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**British Thermal Units (39 °F)**- Approximately 1.05967 x 10
^{3}Joules (SI). The energy required to raise 1lb of water by 1°F when water is near its densest state (~39°F).

- Approximately 1.05967 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**British Thermal Units (59 °F)**- Approximately 1.054804 x 10
^{3}Joules (SI). Amount of energy required to raise 1lb of water by 1°F using the 15° calorie of exactly 4.1855 Joules. See BTU_{IT}for common BTU.

- Approximately 1.054804 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**British Thermal Units (60 °F)**- Approximately 1.05468 x 10
^{3}Joules (SI). Amount of energy required to raise 1lb of water by 1°F at 60 °F. See BTU_{IT}for common BTU.

- Approximately 1.05468 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**British Thermal Units (63 °F)**- Approximately 1.0546 x 10
^{3}Joules (SI). Amount of energy required to raise 1lb of water by 1°F at 63 °F. See BTU_{IT}for common BTU.

- Approximately 1.0546 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**British Thermal Units (ISO)**- 1.0545 x 10
^{3}J

- 1.0545 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**British Thermal Units (mean)**- Approximately 1.05587x10
^{3}Joules (SI). The mean energy required to raise the temperature of 1lb of water 1°F for the range of temperatures where water is liquid. See BTU_{IT}(international table) for common BTU.

- Approximately 1.05587x10
- Gigajoules to
**British Thermal Units (thermochemical)**- Approximately 1.054350 x 10
^{3}Joules (SI). Energy consumption for BTU_{th}is based on the thermochemical calorie of 4.184 Joules.

- Approximately 1.054350 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Calories**- 4.184 J

- Gigajoules to
**Calories (15 °C)**- Approximately 4.2045 Joules (SI). Amount of energy required to warm 1 gram of water (air free) from 14.5 °C to 15.5 °C.

- Gigajoules to
**Calories (20 °C)**- Approximately 4.1819 Joules (SI). The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 gram (g) of water (without air) from 19.5 °C to 20.5 °C.

- Gigajoules to
**Calories (3.98 °C)**- Approximately 4.2045 Joules (SI). The amount of energy needed to heat 1 gram (g) of water 1 °C at standard atmospheric pressure when water is near its densest state.

- Gigajoules to
**Calories (international table)**- Approximately 4.1868 Joules (SI). Also 1/860 international watt hours or exactly 180/43 international joules.

- Gigajoules to
**Calories (mean)**- Approximately 4.19002 Joules (SI). Also 1/100 of the energy required to heat one gram of water (air free) from 0°C to 100°C at standard atmospheric pressure (101.325 kPa).

- Gigajoules to
**Celsius Heat Units**- Exactly 1 BTU
_{IT}x 1 K/°R. Approximately 1.899100534716 x 10^{3}. The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 pound (lb) or pure water 1 °C.

- Exactly 1 BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Cubic Centimetres of Atmosphere**- 1 atm x 1 cm
^{3}

- 1 atm x 1 cm
- Gigajoules to
**Cubic Feet of Atmosphere**- Exactly 1 atm x 1 ft
^{3}. Also 2.8692044809344 x 10^{3}Joules (SI).

- Exactly 1 atm x 1 ft
- Gigajoules to
**Cubic Feet of Natural Gas**- 1000 BTU
_{IT}

- 1000 BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Cubic Miles of Oil**- Approximate amount of energy storage in a cubic mile of oil. Assuming a barrel of oil contains 5.8 million btu (59° f) as per Internal Revenue Service. 160 392 477 979 577 Megajoules. 1 cu mi oil = 160392477979577000000 J.

- Gigajoules to
**Cubic Yards of Atmosphere**- Exactly 1 atm x 1 yd
^{3}. Approximately 77.4685209852288 x 10^{3}Joules (SI).

- Exactly 1 atm x 1 yd
- Gigajoules to
**Dekatherms (EC)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a thousand cubic feet of natural gas (MCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 BTU; dekatherm (EC) based on the widespread International Steam Table BTU
_{IT}. 1 Dekatherm (Dth EC) = 1 055 055 852.62 joules (J).

- Roughly energy equivalent of a thousand cubic feet of natural gas (MCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 BTU; dekatherm (EC) based on the widespread International Steam Table BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Dekatherms (UK)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a thousand cubic feet of natural gas (MCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 BTU; dekatherm (UK) set by The Units of Measurement Regulations 1995 (UK). 1 Dekatherm (Dth UK) = 1055055852.57348 joules (J).

- Gigajoules to
**Dekatherms (US)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a thousand cubic feet of natural gas (MCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 BTU; dekatherm (US) based on the BTU
_{59° f}popular in USA. 1 Dekatherm (Dth US) = 1 054 804 000 joules (J).

- Roughly energy equivalent of a thousand cubic feet of natural gas (MCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 BTU; dekatherm (US) based on the BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Electron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a single electron across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Electron volt (eV) = 1.602176565 x 10
^{-19}joules (J).

- Change in energy by moving a single electron across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Electron volt (eV) = 1.602176565 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Electronvolts**- Exactly
*e*x 1 V. Approximately 1.6021773 x 10^{-19}Joules (SI).

- Exactly
- Gigajoules to
**Ergs**- Exactly 1 g*cm
^{2}/s^{2}. 1 x 10^{-7}Joules (SI).

- Exactly 1 g*cm
- Gigajoules to
**European Electrical Horsepower**- Defined: 75 kp*m/s (magnitude of force exerted by a gravitational field on one kilogram times meters per second). Also equal to 746 Watts (SI).

- Gigajoules to
**Exaelectron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a quintillion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Exaelectron volts (EeV) = 0.1602176565 joules (J).

- Gigajoules to
**Exajoules**- Energy of a quintillion joules. 1 Exajoule is equal to 10
^{18}joules. 1 EJ = 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 J.

- Energy of a quintillion joules. 1 Exajoule is equal to 10
- Gigajoules to
**Foot-Poundals**- Exactly 1 lb*ft
^{2}/s^{2}. Approximately 4.21401100938048 x 10^{-2}Joules (SI).

- Exactly 1 lb*ft
- Gigajoules to
**Foot-Pounds Force**- Exactly
*g*x 1 lb x 1 ft. Approximately 1.3558179483314004 Joules (SI). The amount of energy it takes to push with 1 pound-force for a distance of 1 foot.

- Exactly
- Gigajoules to
**Gallons-Atmosphere**- Exactly 1 atm x 1 gal (US). Approximately 383.5568490138 Joules (SI).

- Gigajoules to
**Gallons-Atmosphere (imperial)**- Exactly 1 atm x 1 gal (imp). Approximately 460.63256925 Joules (SI).

- Gigajoules to
**Gigaelectron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a billion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 gigaelectron volts (GeV) = 1.602176565 x 10
^{-10}joules (J).

- Change in energy by moving a billion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 gigaelectron volts (GeV) = 1.602176565 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Gigawatt Hours**- Electrical energy consumption rate equivalent to a billion watts consumed in one hour. 1 Gigawatt hour is equivalent to 3.6 terajoules or 3.6 x 10
^{12}joules. 1 GWh = 3 600 000 000 000 J.

- Electrical energy consumption rate equivalent to a billion watts consumed in one hour. 1 Gigawatt hour is equivalent to 3.6 terajoules or 3.6 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Hartrees**- = 2 Ry. Approximately 4.359744 x 10
^{-18}Joules (SI).

- = 2 Ry. Approximately 4.359744 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Horsepower-Hours**- 1 hp x 1 hr

- Gigajoules to
**Inch-Pounds Force**- Exactly
*g*x 1 lb x 1 in. Approximately 0.1129848290276167 Joules (SI).

- Exactly
- Gigajoules to
**Joules**- 1 J = 1 m*N = 1 kg*m
^{2}/s^{2}

- 1 J = 1 m*N = 1 kg*m
- Gigajoules to
**Kilocalories**- 1000 cal
_{IT}

- 1000 cal
- Gigajoules to
**Kiloelectron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a thousand electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Kiloelectron volts (keV) = 1.602176565 x 10
^{-16}joules (J).

- Change in energy by moving a thousand electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Kiloelectron volts (keV) = 1.602176565 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Kilojoules**- 1 Kilojoule is exactly 1,000 Joules

- Gigajoules to
**Kilowatt-Hours**- 1 kW * 1 hr

- Gigajoules to
**Litres-Atmosphere**- 1 atm x 1 L

- Gigajoules to
**Mega Calories**- Exactly 1,000,000 calories (international table). Approximately 4.1868 x 10
^{6}Joules (SI).

- Exactly 1,000,000 calories (international table). Approximately 4.1868 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Megaelectron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a million electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 megaelectron volts (MeV) = 1.602176565 x 10
^{-13}joules (J).

- Change in energy by moving a million electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 megaelectron volts (MeV) = 1.602176565 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Megajoules**- 1 Megajoule is exactly 1,000,000 Joules

- Gigajoules to
**Megawatt Hours**- Electrical energy consumption rate equivalent to a million watts consumed in one hour. 1 Megawatt hour is equivalent to 3.6 gigajoules or 3.6 x 10
^{9}joules. 1 MWh = 3 600 000 000 J.

- Electrical energy consumption rate equivalent to a million watts consumed in one hour. 1 Megawatt hour is equivalent to 3.6 gigajoules or 3.6 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Microjoules**- Energy of a millionth of a joules. 1 Microjoule is equal to 10
^{-6}joules. 1 µJ = 0.000 001 J.

- Energy of a millionth of a joules. 1 Microjoule is equal to 10
- Gigajoules to
**Millijoules**- One millijoule is exactly 0.001 Joules (Joule is the SI unit for enery).

- Gigajoules to
**Million Barrels of Oil Equivalent**- Approximate energy equivalent of a million barrels of oil, varies by oil grade. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a barrel contains 5.8 million btu (59° f). 1 MMBOE = 6117863200000000 Joules.

- Gigajoules to
**Million British Thermal Units**- A million British thermal units calculated using the International Steam Table (IT) calorie, outside of the US this is perhaps the most widespread use of BTU. 1 Million British thermal units (IT) = 1055055852.62 joules. 1 MMBtu = 1055055852.62 J.

- Gigajoules to
**Million Dekatherms (EC)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a billion cubic feet of natural gas (BCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 000 BTU; based on the widespread International Steam Table BTU
_{IT}. 1 Million dekatherms (MMDth) = 1 055 055 852 620 000 joules (J).

- Roughly energy equivalent of a billion cubic feet of natural gas (BCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 000 BTU; based on the widespread International Steam Table BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Million Dekatherms (UK)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a billion cubic feet of natural gas (BCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 000 BTU; dekatherm (UK) set by The Units of Measurement Regulations 1995 (UK). 1 Million dekatherms (MMDth UK) = 1 055 055 852 573 480 joules (J).

- Gigajoules to
**Million Dekatherms (US)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a billion cubic feet of natural gas (BCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 000 BTU; based on the BTU
_{59° f}popular in USA. 1 Million dekatherms (MMDth US) = 1 054 804 000 000 000 joules (J).

- Roughly energy equivalent of a billion cubic feet of natural gas (BCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 000 BTU; based on the BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Nanojoules**- Energy of a billionth of a joules. 1 Nanojoule is equal to 10
^{-9}joules. 1 nJ = 0.000 000 001 J.

- Energy of a billionth of a joules. 1 Nanojoule is equal to 10
- Gigajoules to
**Petaelectron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a quadrillion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Petaelectron volts (PeV) = 1.602176565 x 10
^{-4}joules (J).

- Change in energy by moving a quadrillion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Petaelectron volts (PeV) = 1.602176565 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Petajoules**- Energy of a quadrillion joules. 1 Petajoule is equal to 10
^{15}joules. 1 PJ = 1 000 000 000 000 000 J.

- Energy of a quadrillion joules. 1 Petajoule is equal to 10
- Gigajoules to
**Picojoules**- Energy of a trillionth of a joules. 1 Picojoule is equal to 10
^{-12}joules. 1 pJ = 0.000 000 000 001 J.

- Energy of a trillionth of a joules. 1 Picojoule is equal to 10
- Gigajoules to
**Quads**- Exactly 10
^{15}BTU_{IT}. Approximately 1.05505585262 x 10^{18}Joules (SI).

- Exactly 10
- Gigajoules to
**Rydbergs**- Approximately 2.179872 x 10
^{-18}Joules (SI).

- Approximately 2.179872 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Tablespoons of Oil Equivalent**- Approximate energy equivalent of a tablespoon barrels of oil, varies by oil grade. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a barrel contains 5.8 million btu (59° f). 1 Tbsp oil ? 568997.693452381 Joules.

- Gigajoules to
**Teraelectron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a trillion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 teraelectron volts (TeV) = 1.602176565 x 10
^{-7}joules (J).

- Change in energy by moving a trillion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 teraelectron volts (TeV) = 1.602176565 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Terajoules**- Energy of a trillion joules. 1 Terajoule is equal to 10
^{12}joules. 1 PJ = 1 000 000 000 000 J.

- Energy of a trillion joules. 1 Terajoule is equal to 10
- Gigajoules to
**Terawatt Hours**- Electrical energy consumption rate equivalent to a trillion watts consumed in one hour. 1 Terawatt hour is equivalent to 3.6 Petajoules or 3.6 x 10
^{15}joules. 1 TWh = 3 600 000 000 000 000 J.

- Electrical energy consumption rate equivalent to a trillion watts consumed in one hour. 1 Terawatt hour is equivalent to 3.6 Petajoules or 3.6 x 10
- Gigajoules to
**Thermies**- Exactly 1 Mcal
_{IT}. Approximately 4.1868 x 10^{6}Joules (SI).

- Exactly 1 Mcal
- Gigajoules to
**Therms (E.C.)**- Exactly 100,000 BTU
_{IT}. Approximately 1.05505585262 x 10^{8}Joules (SI). Therm (E.C.) is based on the international table BTU, see Therm (U.S.) for Therms based on 59 °F BTU.

- Exactly 100,000 BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Therms (U.S.)**- Exactly 100,000 BTU
_{59 °F}. Approximately 1.054804 x 10^{8}Joules (SI). Therm (U.S.) is based on the 59 °F BTU, see Therm (E.C.) for Therms based on the international table BTU.

- Exactly 100,000 BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Therms (UK)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a hundred cubic feet of natural gas (CCF). Equivalent to 100 000 BTU; Therm (UK) using the BTU
_{UK}. 1 Therm (thm UK) = 105 505 585.257 348 joules (J).

- Roughly energy equivalent of a hundred cubic feet of natural gas (CCF). Equivalent to 100 000 BTU; Therm (UK) using the BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Thousand Barrels of Oil Equivalent**- Approximate energy equivalent of a thousand barrels of oil, varies by oil grade. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a barrel contains 5.8 million btu (59° f). 1 MBOE = 6117863200000 Joules.

- Gigajoules to
**Thousand British Thermal Units**- A thousand British thermal units calculated using the International Steam Table (IT) calorie, outside of the US this is perhaps the most widespread use of BTU. 1 Thousand British thermal units (IT) = 1055055.85262 joules. 1 MBtu = 1055055.85262 J.

- Gigajoules to
**Thousand Dekatherms (EC)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a million cubic feet of natural gas (MMCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 BTU; MDth (EC) based on the widespread International Steam Table BTU
_{IT}. 1 Thousand dekatherms (MDth EC) = 1 055 055 852 620 joules (J).

- Roughly energy equivalent of a million cubic feet of natural gas (MMCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 BTU; MDth (EC) based on the widespread International Steam Table BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Thousand Dekatherms (UK)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a million cubic feet of natural gas (MMCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 BTU; dekatherm (UK) set by The Units of Measurement Regulations 1995 (UK). 1 Thousand dekatherms (MDth UK) = 1 055 055 852 573.48 joules (J).

- Gigajoules to
**Thousand Dekatherms (US)**- Roughly energy equivalent of a million cubic feet of natural gas (MMCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 BTU; thousand dekatherm (US) based on the BTU
_{59° f}popular in USA. 1 Thousand dekatherms (MDth US) = 1 054 804 000 000 joules (J).

- Roughly energy equivalent of a million cubic feet of natural gas (MMCF). Equivalent to 1 000 000 000 BTU; thousand dekatherm (US) based on the BTU
- Gigajoules to
**Tons of Coal Equivalent**- 7 Gcal
_{th}

- 7 Gcal
- Gigajoules to
**Tons of Oil Equivalent**- 10 Gcal
_{th}

- 10 Gcal
- Gigajoules to
**Tons of TNT**- 1 Gcal
_{th}

- 1 Gcal
- Gigajoules to
**Yottaelectron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a septillion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Yottaelectron volts (YeV) = 160217.6565 joules (J).

- Gigajoules to
**Yottajoules**- Energy of a septillion joules. 1 Yottajoule is equal to 10
^{24}joules. 1 YJ = 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 J.

- Energy of a septillion joules. 1 Yottajoule is equal to 10
- Gigajoules to
**Zettaelectron Volts**- Change in energy by moving a sextillion electrons across an electric potential difference of one volt. 1 Zettaelectron volts (ZeV) = 160.2176565 joules (J).

- Gigajoules to
**Zettajoules**- Energy of a sextillion joules. 1 Zettajoule is equal to 10
^{21}joules. 1 ZJ = 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 J.

- Energy of a sextillion joules. 1 Zettajoule is equal to 10